Jill Docking http://kmuw.org en Paul Davis Names Jill Docking As Running Mate http://kmuw.org/post/paul-davis-names-jill-docking-running-mate <p>Democratic lawmaker Paul Davis has named Wichita businesswoman Jill Docking as his running mate in his bid for governor.<br /><br />In 1996, Docking ran unsuccessfully against current Gov.&nbsp;Brownback for a U.S. Senate seat.<br /><br />At a rally in Topeka Tuesday, Docking said her decision to run for lieutenant governor has nothing to do with past political races.<br /><br />She says reckless tax policies and cuts to public education are threatening Kansas' future.<br /> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:35:42 +0000 Stephen Koranda 25239 at http://kmuw.org Brownback's Democratic Challenger Could Surface Soon http://kmuw.org/post/brownbacks-democratic-challenger-could-surface-soon <p>We could hear of a Democratic challenger to incumbent Republican Gov. Sam Brownback by Labor Day.<br><br>The Democrats most often mentioned as potential candidates are Kansas House Minority Leader Paul Davis of Lawrence; businesswoman and former Board of Regents member Jill Docking of Wichita, and former state Agriculture Secretary Joshua Svaty, of Ellsworth County.<br><br>Democrats say their nominee will need to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars and build statewide name recognition early.<br> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:30:47 +0000 Associated Press 20752 at http://kmuw.org