Kansas: Teenager Runs for Governor On Pro-Pot Platform

Promising legalization, a 16-year-old runs for Governor of Kansas.

Too young to legally vote, buy alcohol or purchase cigarettes, a 16-year-old Wichita high school student thinks marijuana should be legalized in Kansas.

In the Sunflower State, Jack Bergeson is not too young to ask for your consideration during the 2018 gubernatorial race.

Bryan Caskey, the director of elections at the Kansas Secretary of State’s office explained the intriguing scenario to the Associated Press, “Under Kansas law, there is no law governing the qualifications for governor, not one.”

With no legitimate age restriction in place, Bergeson thought to himself, “Oh, I could do that.”

Since having that epiphany, Bergeson has officially ventured into the seedy world of politics and formally filed his paperwork to run as a Democrat in 2018 – trying to become the next governor of Kansas.

Announced last week, Bergerson’s political ambition captured the nation’s attention, including that of “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” From the bedroom in his parent’s house, the would-be underage Gov. of Kansas told Kimmel one of the primary goals of his youthful campaign was to “spark” political…

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