Stephene Moore announces bid for Congress
Stephene Moore, the wife of retiring U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., announced today that she will try to succeed her husband as the 3rd District representative.
“As a registered nurse, I am trained to act quickly and calmly in urgent situations to help diagnose and treat patients, and in Congress I will follow these same principals to ensure Kansas remains a great place to live, work, and raise a family,” Stephene Moore said in a news release announcing her candidacy for the Democratic nomination.
“I will be a voice of reason who puts Kansas families ahead of partisanship, because it shouldn’t matter if an idea is a Democratic idea or a Republican idea, what is important is if it is a good idea for Kansas,” she said.
The 3rd District includes all of Johnson and Wyandotte counties and a portion of Douglas County. The Moores live in Lenexa.
Dennis Moore, who first was elected to Congress in 1998, announced last year that he would not seek re-election.