Teachers group backs candidates

The Kansas National Education Association has announced its endorsements.’We hope KNEA members and the public will give careful consideration to these teacher-recommended candidates,” said KNEA President Blake West.The primaries are Aug. 5; the general election, Nov. 4.Here are the KNEA recommendations for local races:State Board of Education District 4, Carolyn Campbell, D-Topeka; Senate District 2, Marci Francisco, D-Lawrence; Senate District 3, Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City; Senate District 19, Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka; House District 10, Tony Brown, D-Baldwin City; House District 38, Stephanie Kelton, D-Lawrence; House District 46, Paul Davis, D-Lawrence.No endorsements have been made as of yet for some local races. KNEA will complete its recommendations before the November general election.