Butler County Times Gazette
  • Election 2014: Bratton to run for House of Representatives

  • Kenneth Bratton, (R-Augusta) is a candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives, District 77
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  • Kenneth Bratton, a life time resident of Butler County, registered as a Republican candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives, District 77 on May 28.
    District 77 includes the towns or rural areas of Augusta, Andover, Rose Hill and Douglass.
    Bratton stated “that after serious consideration and prayer, support from family, listening to friends and residents of Butler County about their concerns, the decision was made to represent Butler County families in Topeka.”
    Bratton will bring to the State legislature:
    • Experience in local government as a former member of the Augusta City Council.
    • Experience with education policies as a past USD 402 School Board vice president.
    He has more than 30 years of combined experience in business of agriculture, aviation, security, and governmental issues. He knows the necessity of making timely informed decisions. He recognizes communication is necessary from the halls of the Capitol in Topeka to the living room of all the families he will represent.
    He currently serves as president of a local corporation. The Raft Inc is a 192-acre campground resort and horse facility located in western Butler County. He is married to Cherilyn Bratton and they have eight children. He is a member of the Augusta First Baptist Church, National, Ignite Augusta Board member, Mystic Tie Masonic Lodge and Wichita Scottish Rite. He is a hunting enthusiast and a member of the National Rifle Association. He shares his time as an advocate for special needs children and adults. Ken is a founding member of the Citizens 4 Augusta, a local taxpayer advocacy group working to promote protection for taxpayers.
    “Our entire future is at risk,” stated Bratton. “My neighbors, friends and family are concerned about their children’s future. I am concerned about the future of all Kansas residents. I desire to be your representative in Topeka. I will take a stand on the principals of true conservative values. Kansas deserves a representative that will make the tough decisions for the benefit of all.
    “I can promise that every decision I make will be with the intent to help provide a better quality of life for all residents and business owners in Butler County.”
    For more information, contact Bratton at kbratton77@cox.net or 316-775-0771.

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