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Wilson files for re-election to Kansas House

April 23, 2014

Rep. John Wilson, D-Lawrence has filed for re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives for a second term. Wilson represents the 10th House District which covers southeast Lawrence, Baldwin City, and portions of rural Douglas County.

He sits on the Insurance Committee, the Health and Human Services Committee, and is the ranking minority member of the Children and Seniors Committee.

“I have been honored to serve the 10th District, and there is much work left to do” said Wilson. Since being elected Wilson has fought for quality education for the children of Kansas as well as improving the Kansas economy in a responsible way. “I believe the best way to improve our economy and strengthen our state is to properly fund our public schools.”

Wilson is a Kansas University graduate who works for Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a non-profit organization that focuses on reducing childhood obesity and creating healthier communities. He serves on the Douglas County Historical Society Board and volunteers for Lawrence Family Promise. Wilson and his wife, Jami, live in the Centennial neighborhood of Lawrence with their son Parker and are active members of Plymouth Congregational church.

The 2014 election be Tuesday, November 4

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