Sixteen Libertarians have filed to run in the November general election, according to the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office.
They include Thomas Jefferson in the District 4 U.S. Congressional race, which includes Sedgwick County. Thomas Jefferson is the legally changed name of Jack Talbert of Wichita, according to Jefferson and the Secretary of State’s Office. Other candidates in the race are Democrats Esau Freeman and Robert Tillman and Republican incumbent Mike Pompeo.
Jesse Bryant of Galva has filed as a Libertarian for the general election in state Senate District 35. He filed as a Republican for the Aug. 7 primary. Should he win the primary against Senate Majority Leader Jay Emler of Lindsborg, he would have to notify the Secretary of State’s Office which party he chooses to represent on the November ballot, according to a spokesperson in the office.
Other Libertarian candidates in south-central Kansas races.