A few items, present and past, about Mark Parkinson, who may be the governor of Kansas before long:
Parkinson prepares to fill governor role (Wichita Eagle)
Parkinson, former GOP rising star in Kansas, could become governor as Democrat. A look at Parkinson and his career by David Klepper of the Kansas City Star.
Mark Parkinson Wikipedia entry. At one time this was a fawning testimonial, the background section opening with “A successful businessman and former legislator, Mark is a native Kansan who grew up in Wichita and now resides in Olathe. Mark’s family has its roots in Scott City, where they still operate a family farm.”
Sebelius Names Parkinson as Lt. Governor Candidate. Coverage from the Kansas Democratic Party website.