Kansas has a unique opportunity to send shockwaves throughout the political establishment and turn subject lines into headlines with the first federal election since Donald Trump’s inauguration.
James Thompson is running in Kansas’s special election on April 11th to fill the 4th district’s congressional seat vacated by Donald Trump appointee Mike Pompeo. Republicans are trying to count James out, but we have a feeling there’s more support out there for this Kansas veteran than they think.
Our Revolution believes that revolutions begin locally — that’s why we’re endorsing James Thompson. James and his supporters are going door-to-door building on the momentum and support for a progressive agenda that drove record-breaking turnout in the caucuses last year. In a district that went 70% for Bernie Sanders, James is picking up more support by the day.
James has an agenda that empowers the local economy, strengthens the aviation industry and attracts diverse new businesses to the district. He understands that the ticket to escaping the poverty and homelessness that he endured as a child is a fully-funded public school system. And as an Army veteran and civil rights attorney in Wichita, James will defend fellow Kansas veterans and ensure they receive the full complement of benefits, services and essential health care that they earned in service to our country.
Kansans deserve an independent voice representing us, and James Thompson is exactly the kind of candidate who will deliver on that promise.
The Team at Our Revolution