The Kansas Democratic Party has announced a new executive director.
Party Chair Larry Gates announced Wednesday that executive director Mike Gaughan has accepted a position as Special Assistant to the Governor, with the Sebelius administration.
Gaughan served for three years as Executive Director. Current Technology Director Kenny Johnston will replace Gaughan. Gates says Gaughan had a passion toward achieving excellence and transformed the Democratic Party for the better.
He also says Kansas Democrats are excited that Johnston has stepped forward.