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23 state lawmakers back Tiahrt for Senate

Rep. Todd Tiahrt’s campaign today announced that 23 state legislators in his district are endorsing him in his primary struggle against Rep. Jerry Moran for the Republican nomination for Senate.

The announcement came at a news conference today at the Wichita Area Builders Association office, featuring Tiahrt flanked by 14 of the lawmakers, all GOP conservatives.

All represent parts of 4th Congressional District, which Tiahrt, R-Goddard, represents in Congress.

Tiahrt also said he’s garnered at least five endorsements from within the 1st District, which Moran, R-Hays, represents.