James Thompson - DEM Challenger
Raised ($): $1,481,279
Cash on Hand ($): $0
% of the total DEM $ Raised: 100%
Cash on Hand v. Opponent (%):
Through education and serving in the US Army, James was able to pull himself out of the cycle of poverty and homelessness. James served in the Army as an infantryman in the Presidential Honor Guard. Following an honorable discharge, James moved to Kansas to be close to family and used his GI Bill to attend Wichita State University and Washburn University Law School. Thompson was a 2017 Democratic special election candidate who sought election to the 4th Congressional District of Kansas. He was defeated in the general election on April 11, 2017. James is a civil rights attorney in Witchita where he lives with his wife and two children.