TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state lawmaker from Wichita is giving up her seat, making her the third Democrat within the Kansas Home to resign this month.
Rep. Elizabeth Bishop informed colleagues Wednesday that she wished to retire and it was her final day within the Legislature. It additionally was lawmakers’ final day in session for the 12 months.
Bishop was first elected to the Home in 2016, and he or she served this 12 months on its well being, elections and pensions committees. She was the highest Democrat on a committee on water points.
Democratic state Rep. Brett Parker introduced earlier this month that he would step down after serving to to begin a nonprofit group for serving to liberal causes and candidates. Democratic Rep. Jennifer Day introduced plans to maneuver into a brand new dwelling exterior her district. Each are from Overland Park.
Democrats in Bishop’s district will choose a substitute to serve by means of the 2022 elections.
This story has been corrected to indicate that one of many departing lawmakers is Rep. Jennifer Day, not Stephanie Day.
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