GOP Primary

August 31, 2018 - 6:02 pm
The final, official margin of victory is 343 votes for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in his Republican primary race against Gov. Jeff Colyer. A three-member state board on Friday certified final results from the Aug. 7 primary. The election had a higher-than-predicted turnout of more than...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach slightly widened his lead Tuesday over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the tight Republican race for governor after the state's second largest county released its count of provisional ballots. The counting began Monday in the contentious Aug. 7 Republican primary. The work...
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August 12, 2018 - 10:20 am
County election officials across Kansas on Monday will begin deciding which provisional ballots from last week's primary election will count toward the final official vote totals, with possibility that they could create a new leader in the hotly contested Republican race for governor. Secretary of...
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August 09, 2018 - 2:10 pm
As secretary of state of Kansas, Kris Kobach oversees elections in his state, including his still too close to call gubernatorial primary race against incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer. Watch the latest video at
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August 09, 2018 - 2:01 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary has shrunk to only 91 votes after election officials discovered a 100-vote mistake in the listing for one county's results in the state's tally of votes. The lead is minuscule when compared with the 311,000...
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July 16, 2018 - 9:06 pm
The National Rifle Association has endorsed Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer in his Republican primary race against a field that includes Secretary of State Kris Kobach. But Kobach touted his own endorsement Monday by Gun Owners of America. The group describes itself as a "no-compromise" gun-rights...
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May 08, 2018 - 9:33 pm
State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has won a contentious Republican primary for U.S. Senate in West Virginia, beating convicted ex-coal executive Don Blankenship. Morrisey also outdistanced congressman Evan Jenkins and three others in Tuesday's race. Morrisey will face incumbent Democrat Joe...
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May 08, 2018 - 9:13 pm
West Virginia Republican Don Blankenship isn't yet conceding his Senate primary bid, but he's talking like a defeated candidate. Incomplete returns show the former coal executive and federal ex-con running third behind Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Rep. Evan Jenkins. Incumbent Sen. Joe...
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May 08, 2018 - 8:53 pm
U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci has won the Republican primary to challenge Democrat U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown in Ohio this fall. Renacci had the backing of President Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday's five-way contest. Also in the race were Cleveland investment banker Mike Gibbons, Marysville small-business...
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May 08, 2018 - 8:24 pm
An independently wealthy businessman who largely self-financed his own campaign has beaten two sitting congressmen to become Indiana's Republican nominee for Senate. Republican primary voters picked Mike Braun to challenge Joe Donnelly, who is considered one of the Senate's most vulnerable...
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