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Amanda Adkins wins GOP primary to challenge Rep. Sharice Davids

Amanda Adkins wins GOP primary to challenge Rep. Sharice Davids
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Amanda Adkins won the GOP House primary in Kansas’s 3rd District Tuesday and will challenge Rep. Sharice DavidsSharice DavidsOVERNIGHT ENERGY: House Democrats push Biden to pick Haaland as next Interior secretary | Trump administration proposal takes aim at bank pledges to avoid fossil fuel financing | Wasserman Schultz pitches climate plan in race to chair Appropriations House Democrats push Biden to pick Haaland as next Interior secretary US is far from gender balance in politics despite record year for women candidates MORE (D-Kan.) in November.

Adkins led a five-candidate field with more than 30 percent of the vote with nearly all precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press.

She was previously an executive at information technology company Cerner Corp and served as state Republican chairwoman from 2009 to 2013.

Davids became one of the first Native American congresswomen in 2018 when she flipped the seat held by former Rep. Kevin YoderKevin Wayne YoderBottom line Amanda Adkins wins GOP primary to challenge Rep. Sharice Davids Sharice Davids to vote for Trump impeachment articles: 'The facts are uncontested' MORE (R-Kan.) by around 10 points.

The district is rated as "Lean Democratic" by the Cook Political Report.