Political science professors evaluate Legislature, candidates for governor

Hosted By: Tim Carpenter - April 5, 2021


Political scientists Bob Beatty, of Washburn University, and Michael Smith, of Emporia State University, consider the work of the House and Senate this legislative session, as well as the performance of Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Republicans who want to take her job in 2022.

Read more about the governor’s race and legislative session.


Tim Carpenter

Host, senior reporter for Kansas Reflector

Bob Beatty

Political science professor, Washburn University

Michael Smith

Political science professor, Emporia State University