July 11, 2008
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Democratic candidate for governor Tom Holland announced Wednesday that he has picked state Sen. Kelly Kultala as his lieutenant governor running mate.
Senator Kelly Kultala, D-Kansas City, was selected as the Kansas State Director for Women In Government, a national, bi-partisan organization of women state legislators.
Some of the Legislature’s top leaders this week proposed legislation to replace the partisan politics of redrawing legislative and congressional district boundaries with a new, nonpartisan process.
Tuesday night was a first for the nation and for the 5th Kansas Senate District.
Three-term incumbent State Sen. Mark Gilstrap lost a Democratic primary challenge to Kelly Kultala.
Sen. Mark Gilstrap of Kansas City, Kan., is being challenged by Kelly Kultala of Kansas City, Kan., for the Democratic spot on the ticket in the general election.