United States Republican Senator Nancy Kassebaum Endorses Governor Laura Kelly for Re-Election

Senator Kassebaum Joins Republican Governor Bill Graves, Republican Governor Mike Hayden, and Republican U.S. Senator Sheila Frahm Supporting Governor Laura Kelly


TOPEKA – United States Senator Nancy Kassebaum endorsed Governor Laura Kelly for reelection. Lifelong Kansan Nancy Kassebaum represented Kansas in the U.S. Senate for nearly two decades, serving from 1978 to 1997.


“Governor Laura Kelly has shown time and again she is willing to work with both sides of the aisle for solutions to real problems,” Senator Nancy Kassebaum said. “She continues to rise above partisan politics to do what is right for Kansas — she has the leadership qualities needed to continue leading the state. I’m proud to join her team to build a better future for Kansas.”


“I’m honored to once again have Senator Nancy Kassebaum’s support for reelection,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Senator Kassebaum dedicated her entire career to serving the people of Kansas, and she’s a great role model to me. It’s an honor to have her on the team as we continue to grow our state and make Kansas the best place to live, work, and raise a family.”


Senator Kassebaum joins several prominent Kansas Republicans who endorsed Governor Kelly, includingRepublican Kansas Governor Bill Graves, Republican Kansas Governor Mike Hayden, Republican U.S. Senator Sheila Frahm, former RNC Committeewoman Alicia Salisbury, former Republican Attorney General Robert Stephan, former Republican Representative Jan Kessinger, and former Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger. Governor Kelly’s campaign continues to build momentum earning broad support from every corner of Kansas, including  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, the Kansas Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 441, and the Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus.