News Columns & Blogs

Ex-presidential hopeful Keyes to stump for Anderson from Kingman to Coffeyville

Keyes (AP)AndersonThose who want to see former ambassador and presidential candidate Alan Keyes — in Kansas to campaign for congressional candidate Jim Anderson — will have plenty of opportunity.

The campaign is bringing in Keyes to try to drum up support for Anderson, a small-business owner who is running in a five-candidate Republican primary for the 4th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Goddard.

The other candidates are businessmen Mike Pompeo and Wink Hartman; and state Sens. Jean Schodorf and Dick Kelsey.

Keyes, a Reagan Administration diplomat known for his conservatism and repeated candidacies for the Senate and the presidency, is scheduled to make the following appearances on behalf of Anderson’s campaign:


Noon — Kansans for Liberty luncheon, Mike's Steakhouse, 2131 S. Broadway, Wichita.

6-6:45 p.m. — Pre-speech VIP reception at the Beech Activity Center9710 E. Central Ave., Wichita.

7:15 p.m.- Evening program with speech by Keyes begins, Beech Activity Center.


1:30-3:30 p.m. — Meet and greet in Coffeyville; Sleep Inn & Suites, 202 W. 11th.

5-6 p.m. — Independence Christmas Parade.


11 a.m. — Meet and greet in Kingman, Livingston Family Center, 1830 N. Main St.

6 p.m. — Private reception before fundraiser dinner, Larkspur restaurant 904 E. Douglas Ave.

7-9 p.m.– Dinner and program, Larkspur.

Ticket prices vary by event.For more information, call 636-9300.