The Johnson County Democratic Central Committee hosted the annual James Kirkpatrick Dinner in Warrensburg on Saturday evening.

The Johnson County Democratic Committee Kirkpatrick Dinner in Warrensburg - April 2, 2016.

The Johnson County Democratic Committee Kirkpatrick Dinner in Warrensburg – April 2, 2016.

Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander (D) was the honoree at the dinner.

Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander (D).

Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander (D).

Before dinner and the speeches the statewide, General Assembly, and local candidates had the opportunity to work the room, visiting with Democrats from the local area and surrounding counties.

State Auditor Nicole Galloway (D).

State Auditor Nicole Galloway (D).

Winston Apple (D), a candidate for Lieutenant Governor.

Winston Apple (D), a candidate for Lieutenant Governor.

Teresa Hensley (D), a candidate for Attorney General.

Teresa Hensley (D), a candidate for Attorney General.

Judy Baker (D), a candidate for State Treasurer.

Judy Baker (D), a candidate for State Treasurer.

Pat Contreras (D), a candidate for State Treasurer.

Pat Contreras (D), a candidate for State Treasurer.

Gordon Christensen (D), a candidate in the 4th Congressional District.

Gordon Christensen (D), a candidate in the 4th Congressional District.

Judy Baker (D).

Judy Baker (D).

Pat Contreras (D).

Pat Contreras (D).

Teresa Hensley (D).

Teresa Hensley (D).

Teresa Hensley (D).

Teresa Hensley (D).

State Auditor Nicole Galloway (D).

State Auditor Nicole Galloway (D).

ElGene Ver Dught (D), candidate in the 21st Senate District,

ElGene Ver Dught (D), candidate in the 21st Senate District,

There were approximately one hundred individuals in attendance.

Previously:

The Jimmy Kirkpatrick Heritage Celebration Dinner in Johnson County (July 16, 2008)

Former Senator Jean Carnahan (D) at the Kirkpatrick dinner in Johnson County on Saturday night (March 28, 2010)

Kirkpatrick Heritage Dinner in Warrensburg – photos (April 15, 2012)

Sen. Harold Caskey (D) – Johnson County Kirkpatrick Dinner – March 28, 2015 (March 29, 2015)

Jason Kander (D) – Johnson County Kirkpatrick Dinner – March 28, 2015 (March 29, 2015)

21st Senate District: ElGene Ver Dught (D) at the Kirkpatrick Dinner in Warrensburg – April 2, 2016 (April 3, 2016)