One In, One Out of Crowded Kansas 1st District Race

Posted July 8, 2009 at 10:44am

Republican businessman Tim Barker this week exited the open seat race for Kansas’ 1st District, but there’s no shortage of Republicans eager to succeed Republican Rep. Jerry Moran in 2010.

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Just last week, former Salina mayor Monte Shadwick, who served as Moran’s district director, entered the fray.

Shadwick’s entry and Barker’s departure leaves the GOP field vying for the heavily Republican seat at six candidates.