Panel nixes residency complaint in Sedgwick County race
August 23, 2020
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A panel assessed a radio talk show host $175 for filing what it determined was a baseless challenge to the residency of a Sedgwick County Commission candidate.
The panel unanimously ruled Monday that candidate Sarah Lopez lives in the 2nd District and can stay on the ballot challenging incumbent Michael O'Donnell, the Wichita Eagle reported.
It quickly rejected the complaint against Lopez by KNSS radio host John Whitmer and slapped him with the bill for the time it took to investigate it. Whitmer, a former paid campaign worker for O'Donnell, didn't appear at the hear...