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Former Fort Hays State University president running for Kansas House seat

Former Fort Hays State University president Edward Hammond filed Friday as a candidate for Kansas House in anticipation of challenging Republican incumbent Barb Wasinger.

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Hammond files as candidate for Kansas House

Dr. Edward H. Hammond filed as a Democratic candidate for the 111th District of the Kansas House of Representatives. The appropriate paperwork and filing fees were personally submitted to the Secretary of State’s office in Topeka by Hammond.

Hammond kicks off campaign for 111th district

Former Fort Hays State University President Ed Hammond hosted a kickoff event for his Kansas House of Representatives District 111 campaign on Tuesday.

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Candidate Hammond pledges to be a forceful advocate for Hays, Ellis County in Kansas House

Focusing on three primary areas in which a lack of legislative advocacy has cost Hays tens of millions of dollars over the last four years, Ed Hammond on Tuesday night officially opened his campaign for a seat in the Kansas House.

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Hammond advocates expanding KanCare/Medicaid in campaign event

Hays Medical Center, Ellis County citizens and their economy have lost in terms of health care and money, said Ed Hammond, Democratic candidate for the Kansas House, at a news conference this morning.

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Aug 4 News Release: Hammond advocates for full funding of education. Click images to enlarge.

Aug 18 News Release: KNEA recommends Hammond for 111th District in Kansas House. Click images to enlarge.

News release: Hammond campaigns for fair funding of Fort Hays State – $20 million to $30 million more a year


After serving as President of Fort Hays State University for 27 years, the Kansas Board of Regents named Ed Hammond President Emeritus of Fort Hays State. Read More…