Following up his endorsement by Rep. Jerry Moran, Kansas attorney general candidate Derek Schmidt received the support of Senator Tim Owens, chair of the Senator Judiciary Committee.
Owens’ endorsement was made known through a letter to the editor sent to The Sentinel. In the letter, Owens notes that Schmidt has the credentials for the office of attorney general.
“Senator Schmidt has the experience of the courtroom as a practicing attorney and experience in a variety of capacities calling upon his knowledge of the law. He has the experience to supervise other attorneys as they carry out the functions of the practice of law,” Owens said in his letter. “Derek Schmidt will bring fairness and equality to the office of Attorney General, knowledge of the law and experience unmatched to create a functional and efficient office. I am pleased to support his candidacy for the office of Attorney General.