As the son of immigrants, Tobias Schlingensiepen has seen first-hand how the American Dream shapes lives. He has spent his adult life engaging with communities of faith, organizing for his values, and helping elect Democrats in the Sunflower state. Tobias is now stepping up to the podium himself – running for the state Senate to help his community address these challenging times head-on.
- Faith leader in his community as a pastor at a large local church and chaplain with the Topeka Police Department
- Committed to fighting for affordable health care for all Kansans
- Successfully organized opposition to the former Republican governor’s attempt to close the Kansas Neurological Institute, which provides services to Kansans with severe physical and developmental disabilities