Patricia Smetana is a Democrat running for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 64 in Clay Center, KS. Clay Center is north of Junction City.
She’s a disabled vet who served six years in the Army. She supports expanding Medicaid and finding solutions to address the need for more licensed educators.
Brad Boyd is a Democrat running for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 49, which includes part of Olathe and Overland Park. His district covers 127th St. south to 145th St., between I35 east to Pflumm.
Boyd has served on the Olathe school board for 10 years. He supports reproductive freedom, expanding Medicaid, investing in public schools, tax relief, economic development and protecting our communities.
Vanessa Vaughn West is a Democrat running for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 39, which covers Shawnee and a small part of south Bonner Springs. Her district is west of I435N, with the southern boundary being 79th St. and the river the western boundary.
West is an involved Johnson County citizen serving on numerous boards, including the Lenexa Police Department Advisory Board and as a member of the board of Starlight Theater. She works at Lathrop GM. She prioritizes reproductive freedom, transportation and transit improvements, fully funding K-12 schools.
Jalon Britton is a Democrat running for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 85. The district covers northeastern Sedgwick County and western Butler County, encompassing Bel Aire and Benton and some of far northeast Wichita.
Britton is a married father of four and a paraeducator and coach in the Wichita Public Schools.