Kris Kobach

Kris Kobach stands smiling next to his patriotic-styled Jeep that has a replica machine gun mounted to it. He's giving the camera a thumbs up.
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AP News Staff
October 12, 2018 - 6:16 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Organizers of a small-town Kansas parade have told Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach that he must remove a replica machine gun from the back of a Jeep to use it in their event. The Jeep has become a key part of Kobach's campaign and emblematic of the Kansas...
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AP News Staff
September 06, 2018 - 4:52 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - One of Republican Kris Kobach's main opponents says he's not qualified to be Kansas governor because of his tough stance on illegal immigration. Independent candidate Greg Orman said Wednesday during a candidate forum that Kobach does not understand how the state's agricultural...
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Laura Kelly for Kansas
Marc LaVoie
September 05, 2018 - 7:01 am
Former Republican Gov. Bill Graves announced Tuesday he was supporting state Sen. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, in her bid for governor. Kelly is facing Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the Republican, and independent Greg Orman. Graves was a two-term governor, serving as the state's chief executive 1995...
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Marc LaVoie
August 31, 2018 - 7:54 am
A recent poll shows Kansas Sec. of State Kris Kobach, a Republican, holding a thin lead over Democrat Sen. Laura Kelly to become the state's next governor. The Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey shows Kobach leading Kelly 39 to 38 percent, if the election were to be held this week. Nine percent of...
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Greg Orman for Governor Campaign
AP News Staff
August 24, 2018 - 7:38 am
A state board in Kansas has decided to keep independent candidate Greg Orman on the 2018 ballot for governor. The Objections Board on Thursday rejected a challenge filed by a Democrat legislative leader's aide. The Democrat had argued that questions about how Orman gathered the signatures of...
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Kris Kobach-Getty Images-Steve Pope
AP News Staff
August 15, 2018 - 4:11 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary. Colyer accepted defeat in a surprise announcement Tuesday evening. It came a week after a neck-and-neck primary finish between him and Kobach -...
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Johnson County Election Office
Bill Grady
August 14, 2018 - 6:32 am
Tuesday afternoon Johnson County residents will find out the number of votes that are certified in the Republican gubernatorial primary. Before that, some 13,000 write-in ballots must be reviewed by two sets of eyes each, said Ronnie Metsker, Johnson County election commissioner. The counting...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 13, 2018 - 12:16 pm
Topeka, KS - The final vote tallies in the Kansas primary won't be known today as state election officials review some 9,000 provisional ballots in the tight Republican primary for governor. The Johnson County election office announced they'll have final numbers at 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. The...
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Bill Grady
August 13, 2018 - 6:00 am
The eyes of Kansans, and political observers nationwide, are on election offices Monday, as provisional ballots are certified in the Republican primary for governor. As of late last week, only 110 votes separated the top two candidates, Gov. Jeff Colyer and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach...
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AP News Staff
August 09, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary has been cut by more than half after election officials discovered a mistake in the listing for one county's results in the state's tally. The mistake means Kobach's lead has fallen to only 91 votes from...
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