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Another teen enters race to become Kansas governor

September 28, 2017 - 10:22 pm
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A third teenager says he wants to be the governor of Kansas.

Ethan Randleas, 17, from Wichita who says he will join two other teenagers as candidates in next year's gubernatorial race.

Kansas has no law governing the qualifications for governor.

The Kansas City Star reports that Randleas is running as a Republican. He's a student at Wichita Heights High School. He calls himself is a "conservatarian," which he says is a mix of conservative and libertarian.

The other teenage candidates are Tyler Ruzich, 17, (R-Prairie Village), and Jack Bergeson, 16, (D-Wichita).

Without circulating petitions, a candidate pays $2,207 to file a governor/lieutenant governor team. A candidate who gathers 5,000 signatures pays $670.
 

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