Former Congressman Tiahrt endorses Sauceda for Sedgwick County commissioner

Former U.S. Rep. Todd Tiahrt endorsed Republican Ben Sauceda on Friday for District 2 Sedgwick County Commissioner.

“In a race that highlights the need for common-sense, free market solutions to make our local economy stronger, I am pleased to support Ben for county commission,” Tiahrt said in a news release. “Ben offers a strong work ethic, great ideas and a willingness to listen to and work for the voters of his district.”

District 2 covers south-central Wichita and Haysville. Sauceda is running against Democratic incumbent Tim Norton, who in his third year on the board. Norton is chairman of the commission this year.