Kris Kobach

September 11, 2018 - 6:26 pm
Kris Kobach's campaign to become the next Kansas governor is not drawing support from the state's moderate GOP lawmakers. The Kansas City Star reports nearly 40% of Republican lawmakers it surveyed either would not say or didn't respond to repeated inquiries into whether they support Kobach's...
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Dreamstime
September 08, 2018 - 7:44 pm
The three major candidates for Kansas governor took part in a debate at the Kansas State Fair Saturday evening. Dozens of people packed the stands at the fairgrounds to watch and hear their favored candidate speak on issues ahead of this November's election. Kris Kobach, Laura Kelly and Greg Orman...
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Dreamstime
September 01, 2018 - 3:23 pm
The Kansas Supreme Court says a grand jury must be convened to investigate whether Republican Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach intentionally failed to register voters in 2016. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Friday's one-page ruling came on an appeal by Kobach of a Kansas Court of...
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August 27, 2018 - 10:44 am
Republican Governor Jeff Colyer's campaign chairman plans to become a campaign co-chairman for independent candidate Greg Orman instead of endorsing G-O-P nominee Kris Kobach. Orman's campaign announced former Kansas Farm Bureau President Steve Baccus will be its first campaign co-chairman. Baccus...
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August 25, 2018 - 10:42 am
Moderate Republicans in Kansas find themselves in an awkward position of whether to stay silent on Kris Kobach's gubernatorial nomination or endorse one of his competitors and face potential GOP-led repercussions. The conundrum came to light earlier this week when House Majority Leader Don Hineman...
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August 21, 2018 - 4:45 pm
A final count of all votes shows Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach defeated Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary for governor by 350 votes. Final vote totals in the razor-thin race were posted Tuesday after the last of the state's 105 counties completed their vote canvassing on Monday...
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August 17, 2018 - 6:26 pm
The gubernatorial campaign of Kris Kobach is hitting back on assertions by Independent candidate Greg Orman that many Kansas Republicans view their nominee as not only extreme, but incompetent and corrupt. Kobach's spokesman Danedri Herbert says cutting taxes and stopping illegal immigration is not...
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Sipa USA
August 15, 2018 - 10:16 am
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat Tuesday evening after a review of...
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Dreamstime
August 15, 2018 - 4:04 am
Democratic nominee for Kansas governor Laura Kelly is launching attacks against Republican opponent Kris Kobach now that Gov. Jeff Colyer has conceded the GOP nomination to him. Kelly said on Tuesday evening that Kansas families suffered under former Gov. Sam Brownback, who left office earlier this...
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TNS
August 14, 2018 - 1:52 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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