Wichita mayor-elect wins with Democrats' playbook

Are Wichita's mayoral elections really nonpartisan anymore?  Mayor-elect Brandon Whipple ran a strategy right out of Kansas Democrats' playbook, while his opponents made a mess of things, I wrote in this month's column

Sleep Deprivation hits the urban poor the hardest

...or so I argued in my October column.

Is the 3rd District Still in Kansas Anymore?

Can Congresswomen Sharice Davids hold on for her first post-wave election and redistricting?  What does her success in the 3rd District mean for the rest of Kansas?  I tackled these questions in last week’s column.

"Low Taxes and Small Government" Release Party

Join Bob Grover, Rob Catlett, and me for a release party for our new book, "Low Taxes and Small Government: Sam Brownback's Great Experiment in Kansas," on Wednesday, September 18, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Ellen Plumb's Bookstore, 1122 Commercial St., Emporia

Anxiety is a Public Health Problem

That was my argument in my latest Insight Kansas column

Can Gerrymandering be Measured?

I teamed up with ESU mathematician Brian Hollenbeck to tackle the gerrymandering question in this MPSA blog post.