De La Isla

The Democratic candidate for the Second District of the U.S. House of Representatives is Michelle De La Isla.

The Democratic candidate for the Second District of the U.S. House of Representatives, Michelle De La Isla, will appear at a meet-and-greet on Main Street in Seneca on Wednesday, Feb. 5.

The event will be held at Castle Rock event center at 517 Main, just east of City Hall, on the north side of Main.

Michelle De La Isla is the current Mayor of Topeka and has entered the race that will place her against incumbent Rep. Steve Watkins or his opponent after the primary election on Aug. 4. Serving as mayor of Topeka has given De La Isla the opportunity to work in a non-partisan environment in which projects are imagined and the council can provide what the capital city needs without discord and positioning.

Similarly, Michelle De La Isla said she wishes to enter Congress with the same objective of unifying decision makers and forwarding the business of the US House, so that Kansans and Americans can benefit. De La Isla’s priorities, as she begins her 2020 campaign, are to improve access to affordable healthcare and education, support working families and farms, advocate for improvements to infrastructure, and maintain a respectful, civil, and safe atmosphere for families and individuals.

De La Isla is a single mother of three and a graduate of Wichita State University. Her life experiences before joining the city council and serving as mayor include teaching financial literacy and building homes at Habitat for Humanity. Her emphasis as Mayor of Topeka promotes redeveloping the capital city’s downtown. De La Isla is a victim of domestic abuse, a survivor of cancer, and a mother of a child with persistent mental illness.

De La Isla’s appearance in Seneca is hosted by Brown, Marshall and Nemaha County Democrats. Area residents are invited to attend.

Questions about Michelle De La Isla’s appearance can be addressed to JoLene Bloom, NM County Chair, at or (785) 336-3641.

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