Governor's Race

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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July 23, 2018 - 8:40 pm
Independent candidate Greg Orman has launched an advertising campaign in the Kansas governor's race even before securing a spot on the November ballot. Orman's campaign announced Monday that it has started airing the 30-second TV ad attacking the two-party system on broadcast and cable stations...
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May 31, 2018 - 10:04 pm
A Republican running for Kansas governor has named his wife as his running mate. Former state Sen. Jim Barnett announced Thursday that Rosemary Hansen is his choice for lieutenant governor. She and the previously divorced Topeka physician married in September. Washburn University of Topeka...
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December 06, 2017 - 8:53 pm
Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has appointed a treasurer for an independent campaign for Kansas governor next year. Orman filed the paperwork Tuesday, allowing him to legally accept campaign contributions. He also must collect the signatures of 5,000 registered voters before the August...
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October 15, 2017 - 11:30 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has a record number of candidates for the early stages of its 2018 governor's race. Even high school students are joining the elected officials and prominent business figures voters would normally expect. Eighteen candidates have appointed treasurers or committees for a...
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August 21, 2017 - 10:45 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer's legislative voting record gives insight into the course of policy action he's certain to sustain if he wins the governor's race. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Colyer generally has avoided hefty policy pronouncements in recent weeks to focus on...
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