Former Minority Leader Jim Ward has almost two decades of experience in the state House as a forceful leader for good. In his time in office, he has helped rebound the state from near bankruptcy, deliver funding to the state’s public schools, and invest in the state’s highway plan. Now Jim is running for the state Senate to combat cynicism in politics and continue moving Kansas forward.
- Awarded Governing’s 2017 Public Official of the Year for his leadership in ending the former GOP governor’s failed tax and spending cuts
- Longtime local leader who previously served on the Wichita City Council, as a Wichita Public Schools board member, and as a state senator in the 1990s
- Started his own law practice and was a prosecutor for Sedgwick county