Kris Kobach

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September 19, 2018 - 4:15 am
Former U.S. Sen. Nancy Kassebaum, a longtime Republican star in Kansas, is endorsing Democratic nominee Laura Kelly rather than Republican Kris Kobach in the state's gubernatorial election. Kassebaum said in a news release Tuesday that Kelly has displayed bipartisan leadership while serving in the...
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September 15, 2018 - 2:17 pm
The chances of a Kansas voter's ballot being counted might depend on which county he or she lives in — especially if they vote by mail. The issue of counties having different standards for determining whether a ballot should be counted came up last week (Monday) during a meeting of the State...
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September 14, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Kris Kobach highlights his national reputation as an immigration crusader in running for Kansas governor by promising voters that if he's elected he'll work to drive out illegal immigrants to halt what he says is the $377 million in benefits provided to them by the state each year. The conservative...
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September 13, 2018 - 7:02 pm
Kansas plans to spend more than $4.6 million on election security grants over the next five years as it aims to tighten cyber security, modernize voting equipment, audit election results and safeguard voter rolls, according to a report released Thursday. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission...
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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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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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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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