Kansas Libertarians nominate Chris Rockhold for 4th District seat


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Libertarian Party has nominated Chris Rockhold to replace Mike Pompeo’s 4th District congressional seat.

Pompeo has been tabbed by President Donald Trump to run the CIA.

Rockhold is a flight instructor for FlightSafety. In a 17-3 vote, Rockhold won over former Libertarian presidential candidate Gordon Bakken.

The nominee will join Ron Estes and James Thompson in a special election for the 4th District seat.

The election will be on April 11.

Republicans have represented the district since Todd Tiahrt unseated veteran Democratic Rep. Dan Glickman in 1994.

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