Young Kansas House Democrats running unopposed

Hosted By: Lily O'Shea Becker - July 4, 2022


The 2022 election cycle for the Kansas House is unique in the sense that 55 of the 125 seats are already decided. That is because only one candidate filed to run for election to the state Legislature in those districts.

Three young Kansas House Democrats — Christina Haswood, Brandon Woodard and Rui Xu — who are running unopposed in the 2022 election join Kansas Reflector intern Lily O’Shea Becker to talk about what it’s like being a young Democrat representative in Kansas, what they expect of their next terms and their opinions on a few prevalent issues in Kansas.

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Rep. Christina Haswood


Rep. Brandon Woodard


Rep. Rui Xu


Lily O'Shea Becker

Kansas Reflector intern