TOPEKA — Wichita City Council Member and Chair of the Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training, Brandon Johnson, endorsed Governor Laura Kelly for re-election. Councilman Johnson is a bold advocate for his community, working to increase access to affordable housing, public safety, and public transportation. Governor Kelly has also prioritized these areas for Kansans across the state. This latest endorsement highlights Governor Kelly’s growing coalition of Kansans working together to protect our future.
“Since Governor Kelly first took office, she has made incredible efforts to improve issues that concern all Kansans,” Councilman Johnson said. “By bringing our state together, she’s invested in affordable housing, public transportation, and in our law enforcement officers. Thanks to Governor Kelly, Kansas is a safer, better state for everyone to live, work, and raise a family.”
“Ensuring that every Kansan has access to a high-quality of life is always top of mind. That means ensuring things like affordable housing, safe streets, and a good education are accessible to all Kansans.” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Councilman Johnson has done great work in his community to uplift voices in Wichita. We’ve made great progress these past few years but there is still more to be done. I’m grateful that Councilman Johnson is by my side as we continue to make Kansas a safe place to live, work, and raise a family for all Kansans.”
Governor Kelly’s campaign continues to build momentum earning broad support from every corner of Kansas, including Republican Kansas Governor Bill Graves, Republican Kansas Governor Mike Hayden, former Republican US Senator from Kansas Sheila Frahm, 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, and MainPAC.