Mike Pompeo, a businessman and RNC Committeeman, recently signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge in his race to replace Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R) in Kansas’s Fourth Congressional District. Pompeo joins State Sen. Dick Kelsey and Jim Anderson as the only other signer in the race. Rep. Tiahrt is running to replace retiring Sen. Sam Brownback.
Cook Political Report (subscription needed) ranks this district as the 71st most Republican in the nation with a PVI of R+ 14. CQ Politics ranks this race as “Safe Republican.” It appears that whoever wins the primary is most likely the winner in the general election.
To see ATR”s official statement on Pompeo signing the Pledge, click “read more.”