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How Grassroots Groups Changed the Kansas Legislature

For more political coverage on social media platforms, #KS2016 is the hashtag to use.

The post-mortem on the primary election in Kansas has continued, almost a full month after the results were tallied. How did moderates oust so many incumbent conservatives? As reporter Sam Zeff discovered, one big reason is the unexpected emergence of a couple of grassroots education groups in Johnson County.

Sam Zeff is a reporter for KCUR, which is a partner with Kansas Public Radio in a statewide collaboration covering elections in Kansas. To participate in online conversations on Kansas politics on social media, search #ks2016.

How Grassroots Educational Groups Influenced Kansas Elections

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