A small business owner and community leader, Senator Dinah Sykes ran for office because she felt called to stand up for regular people who were fed up with the direction Kansas Republicans had pulled the state. Dinah built a team that knocked on thousands of doors and led her to win her state Senate race as a first-time candidate. With her voice in the state legislature, Dinah wants to prove to voters that Kansans can make government work for all its people.
- Involved in her community as the president of the local PTA and member of her local Rotary Club
- Spent her first term funding public education, investing in early childhood programs, and repealing the former GOP governor’s tax and spending cuts that stunted the Kansas economy
- Fierce fighter for a world-class public education system, accessible health care, and domestic violence prevention