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Lawrence senator may face challenger

November 30, 2007


KS House member eyes Senate

A Democratic House member who represents Douglas County in Topeka may make a run at a seat for Senator in the next election. 10th District Representative Tom Holland says he's "strongly considering" challenging Republican Senator Roger Pine. Enlarge video

State Rep. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, might challenge state Sen. Roger Pine, R-Lawrence, in next year's election.

"At this point, I am strongly considering a run," Holland said.

Pine said he is leaning toward seeking re-election but hasn't made a final decision.

Holland is serving in his third two-year term in the House, and Pine is in his first four-year term in the Senate.


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