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
EDUCATION: University of Kansas School of Medicine (MD), University of Kansas (BGS)
FAMILY: Married, 2 Children
- Supports a two-state solution
- Supports Israel's right to self defense
- Supports a strong U.S.-Israel Relationship
- 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
She taught in the Bioethics Masters program at Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience.
Endorsed by EMILY's List and Planned Parenthood Action.