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If elected, De La Isla would be the first Latino/a elected to Congress in Kansas. 

Washington, D.C.– Today, Latino Victory Fund announced the endorsement of Michelle De La Isla for Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District. De La Isla made history when she became the first Latina mayor of Topeka, Kansas, in 2017. If elected, De La Isla would be the first Latino/a elected to Congress in Kansas. 

Latino Victory Fund Executive Director Mayra Macías issued the following statement: 

“Our government needs more leaders like Michelle De La Isla, those who understand that good governance means focusing on the needs of the people they are elected to represent.  De La Isla’s life story is more than an inspiration for us all; it’s a blueprint that she used as city council member and as mayor to bring forth solutions that would help hardworking Kansans succeed in life. Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District will have a steadfast fighter in Congress, and our country will have one more Member of Congress whose dedication to the day-to-day needs of our families will be a top priority. Latino Victory Fund looks forward to fighting alongside De La Isla in her historic bid for Congress.”