McKinney served almost six years as Kansas House minority leader
before Gov. Kathleen Sebelius appointed him to fill a vacancy in
the treasurer's office.
There's speculation about whether the Democrat will seek a full
term as treasurer in 2010 or run for governor.
McKinney says he's focused on being a good treasurer.
Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson said last week that he wouldn't run for
Some Democrats had seen Parkinson as their leading candidate to
succeed Sebelius, who is term-limited.
As treasurer, McKinney is replacing Republican Lynn Jenkins, who
won a seat in Congress.
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