Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus Endorses Governor Kelly for Re-Election

TOPEKA – Today, the Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus, an affiliate of the National Women’s Political Caucus, endorsed Governor Laura Kelly for reelection. The Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus is a multi-partisan, multicultural, grass roots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in politics. 


“On top of being a role model for young women and girls across the nation, Governor Kelly consistently works to uplift women, both in her administration and throughout the state,” Laura Loyacono, President, Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus said. “She worked to ensure that women can enter and remain in the workforce, access better healthcare, and 54% of her appointments have been women. We are proud to stand behind Governor Kelly as she continues to fight for women in Kansas.” 


“I’m pleased to be supported by the Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Women make up over 50% of Kansas’ population, and we must ensure that we always have a seat at the table. I’ve prioritized placing women in leadership positions because when womens’ voices are heard, everyone benefits. I’m proud to have the Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus with me as we continue to uplift women voices in 2022 and beyond.” 


Governor Kelly’s campaign continues to build momentum earning broad support from every corner of Kansas, including  Republican Kansas Governor Bill Graves, former RNC Committeewoman Alicia Salisbury, former Republican Attorney General Robert Stephan, former Republican Representative Jan Kessinger, former Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger, over 160 other Kansas Republicans, the Kansas Carpenters Union, Equality Kansas, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union of Kansas, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union of Kansas, over 60 Kansas small business owners, the Kansas Service Employees International Union, the Kansas City Pipe Fitters Local 533 Union, the Kansas AFL-CIO, Kansas Laborers’ Local 1290, and End Citizens United & Let America Vote, The Greater Kansas City Building and Construction Trades Council, the Wichita / Hutchinson Labor Federation, the Ironworkers Local 10 Union, the Roofers Local 20 Union, over 50 Kansas ranchers and farmers, the Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters, over 125 current and former Kansas educators, Stand Up Blue Valley, Game on for Kansas Schools, Education First Shawnee Mission, American Federation of Teachers-Kansas, Kansas National Education Association, and United Teachers of Wichita, and the Kansas Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 441