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.