Kris Kobach

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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KMBZ News Staff
August 08, 2018 - 5:11 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says the GOP can't wait until the close party primary for governor is resolved next week to start campaigning against Democrats, so he will start immediately. Kobach was leading Gov. Jeff Colyer in a race too close to call Wednesday morning. Kobach said it's...
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Johnson County Election Office
Marc LaVoie
August 08, 2018 - 5:01 am
More than 12 hours after the polls closed, Johnson County finished its processing of votes in the August 7th primary. Statement from @jocoelection on the delay in vote results... https://t.co/t5fiQpiUbG — 98.1 FM KMBZ (@KMBZradio) August 8, 2018 Kris Kobach is the unofficial winner in the...
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July 11, 2018 - 4:39 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Republican candidates for Kansas governor are differing on whether the state should encourage public schools to allow teachers to be armed to stop shootings. Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Tuesday that he supports arming teachers because schools need "a good guy with a gun...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 19, 2018 - 1:49 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a controversial multi-state voter registration database it claims has exposed sensitive data such as partial Social Security numbers of nearly 1,000 voters. The complaint...
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Marc LaVoie
May 08, 2018 - 6:54 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union has asked a federal judge to order Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to pay $51,646.16 in attorney fees and other damages as punishment for violating a court order. The ACLU detailed its costs in a court filing Monday. U.S. District Judge...
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March 21, 2018 - 5:36 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A federal judge blasted Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach for ignoring her order to notify thousands of Kansas citizens that they were eligible to vote while litigation over a state voting law is underway. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson criticized Kobach Tuesday...
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February 27, 2018 - 4:30 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is urging the National Rifle Association to bring its annual convention to Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that the Republican gubernatorial candidate tweeted over the weekend that he's reached out to the NRA to urge the group to bring...
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January 04, 2018 - 5:31 am
President Donald Trump is disbanding his controversial voter fraud commission amid infighting, lawsuits and state officials' refusal to cooperate. The president appointed Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as vice chairman of that commission. Kobach remains a Republican candidate for Kansas...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
November 29, 2017 - 7:39 am
Donald Trump, Jr. was in Overland Park Tuesday night for a campaign dinner to raise money for Kris Kobach's 2018 run for Kansas governor. About 400 supporters showed up for the partisan event at the Doubletree Hotel in the Corporate Hills neighborhood. Trump, Jr., who has a friendly relationship...
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