LaPolice Mounts Another Primary Challenge to Huelskamp for 1st District Seat
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A third candidate is announcing plans to run in the Republican primary for the 1st District congressional race. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Alan LaPolice announced his candidacy last (THUR) night in Clyde. LaPolice, a student retention specialist at Cloud County Community College in Concordia, lost to Representative Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary last year. Huelskamp went on to defeat Democrat Jim Sherow and win a fourth term in Congress. Also running in the 2016 primary is Republican Roger Marshall, an obstetrician and gynecologist from Great Bend. Candidates have until June 2016 to file a statement of candidacy for the congressional seat. The primary election will be held in August 2016 ahead of the November 2016 general election.