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Wed Aug 9, 2017, 06:17 AM

'Oh, I could do that': 16-year-old running for Kansas governor

TOPEKA -- Jack Bergeson is trying to become governor of Kansas, even though he won’t be able to legally cast a vote when the chance comes.

He’s not letting that dampen his run for the state’s leading office in 2018.

“Under Kansas law, there is no law governing the qualifications for governor, not one,” said Bryan Caskey, director of elections at the Kansas secretary of state’s office. “So there’s seriously nothing on the books that lays out anything, no age, no residency, no experience. Nothing.”

Bergeson, a 16-year-old from Wichita, said finding that out sparked his interest and made him think, “Oh, I could do that.”

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article165923757.html

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Reply 'Oh, I could do that': 16-year-old running for Kansas governor (Original post)
TexasTowelie Aug 2017 OP
Rhiannon12866 Aug 2017 #1
we can do it Aug 2017 #2
WhiteTara Aug 2017 #3
we can do it Aug 2017 #4
WhiteTara Aug 2017 #5
we can do it Aug 2017 #6
BHDem53 Aug 2017 #7

Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Wed Aug 9, 2017, 06:19 AM

1. He would have to do better than Trump!

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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 9, 2017, 06:21 AM

2. That's the thinking that gave us Josh Mandell in Ohio.

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Response to we can do it (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 9, 2017, 07:58 AM

3. How did that turn out?

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Response to WhiteTara (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 9, 2017, 08:37 AM

4. Awful. Unqualified RWNJ now running against Sherrod Brown.

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Response to we can do it (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 9, 2017, 08:39 AM

5. Thanks. I thought as much

Good luck to Sherrod Brown. He's one of the good guys.

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Response to WhiteTara (Reply #5)

Wed Aug 9, 2017, 08:40 AM

6. Yes, one of the best.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Wed Aug 9, 2017, 03:16 PM

7. Why not?

A five year old ran for POTUS.

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