Barbara Bollier

Ben Cardin

BARBARA BOLLIER

CANDIDATE FOR D-KANSAS U.S. SENATE

 

RACE SUMMARY: Barbara Bollier is running for the open U.S Senate held by retiring incumbent GOP Senator Pat Roberts. A former Republican who switched parties in  2018, declaring, "Morally, the [Republican Party] is not going where my compass resides. I am looking forward to being in a party that represents the ideals that I do, including Medicaid expansion and funding out K-12 schools." This is a challenging race - a Democrat has not held this seat since the days of the Great Depression.

VOTING RECORD: Project VoteSmart

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 1/13/1958

EDUCATION: University of Kansas School of Medicine (MD), University of Kansas (BGS)

OCCUPATION: Anesthesiologist

FAMILY: Married, 2 Children

RELIGION: Presbyterian

CAREER:

  • Candidate for U.S. Senate (2020)
  • Senator, Kansas State Senate (2017-present)
  • Representative, Kansas State House of Representatives (2010-2017)

 

 

ISRAEL


  • Supports a two-state solution
  • Supports Israel's right to self defense
  • Supports a strong U.S.-Israel Relationship
 
CHOICE

  • Supports Roe v. Wade
  • Stands with Planned Parenthood
  • Believes a woman's health choice should be private, and that women should have equal access to healthcare and health insurance

 

In Her Own Words


“Morally, the [Republican Party] is not going where my compass resides. I'm looking forward to being in a party that represents the ideals that I di, including Medicaid expansion and funding our K-12 schools.” 1 

"When people are making private, complex, personal medical decisions, the last thing they want is a politician in the middle of it." 2

SOURCES: 1) The Hill  2) www,bollierforkansas.com

Interesting Facts


She taught in the Bioethics Masters program at Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience.

Endorsed by EMILY's List and Planned Parenthood Action.