TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ A Lawrence Democrat has filed for re-election to the Kansas Senate, while an Overland Park Republican is running again for the House.
The Kansas secretary of state's office verified the filings Tuesday of Sen. Marci Francisco and Rep. Marvin Kleeb (klehb). Their names will appear on their parties' Aug. 7 primary election ballots.
Francisco was first elected to the Senate in 2004. Kleeb first won his House seat in 2008.
All 40 state Senate seats are up for grabs in November. The secretary of state's office reports online that 28 senators have filed to run again.
Ninety-nine of the 125 House members have also filed for re-election.
The filing deadline is noon on June 11.