Kansas governor aims to spur 2020 Census participation
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly is creating an advisory committee that aims to ensure every person in Kansas is counted in the 2020 Census.
Kobach legacy on voter ID laws at issue in other Kansas race
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Democrat running to replace Kris Kobach as Kansas secretary of state is trying to get voters to repudiate the conservative Republican's political legacy of tough voter identification laws, which Kobach often touts while campaigning for governor.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the primary election in Kansas (all times local):
Kansas state Rep. Scott Schwab, best known as the father of a boy who died in a Kansas City water park accident, has won the Republican primary for secretary of state.
Schwab prevailed in a five-person race Tuesday for the GOP nomination. He is the Kansas House speaker pro tem and has served 14 years in the Legislature.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas lawmaker has switched to running for state treasurer after planning to seek the Democratic nomination for secretary of state.
State Sen. Marci Francisco of Lawrence announced her decision Thursday. Democrats had not found a candidate to challenge incumbent Republican Treasurer Jake LaTurner.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Republican Party's chairman has dropped out of the secretary of state's race.
Kelly Arnold announced Thursday that he has ended his campaign for the GOP nomination so that he can "fully focus" on electing fellow Republicans to office this year.
Arnold has been the party's state chairman since 2013 and has also served as Sedgwick County's elected clerk since 2009.
Former Uber executive running for Kansas secretary of state
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Uber and Google executive is running for the Democratic nomination for Kansas secretary of state.
Brian McClendon's announcement Monday is a sign that Democrats are making a serious run at a statewide office held by an early Kansas supporter of President Donald Trump.
Republican incumbent Kris Kobach is running for governor this year. He was vice chairman of Trump's recently disbanded election fraud commission.