Prairie Village Democrat announces run for 3rd District
July 7, 2017
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (AP) — A teacher from northeast Kansas says he will run for the Democratic nomination for a Kansas congressional seat currently held by Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder.
Tom Niermann, a 49-year-old teacher from Prairie Village, announced his candidacy Thursday for the 3rd District seat held by Yoder since 2011.
He said in a statement that his goal will be to consider every day what's best for Kansans.
The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/2sQP2z7 ) Niermann was raised in Wichita and taught in the public schools there and in Lawrence.
He joins a crowded field of Demo...