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KANSAS | Topeka Municipal Court Clean Slate Day set for September 21st

TOPEKA, KANSAS– Clean Slate Day will take place on Friday, September 21st from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Topeka Municipal Court. Clean Slate Day is an opportunity for a fresh start for people with Topeka Municipal Court offenses.  This allows them to begin payment plans for outstanding fines and fees, setting new court … Continue reading KANSAS | Topeka Municipal Court Clean Slate Day set for September 21st

TOPEKA, Kan | Immigration tricky issue in tight Kansas congressional race

TOPEKA, Kan — Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder and his Democratic challenger are having a hard time keeping their political footing on immigration issues, complicating their efforts to win a competitive swing House district in Kansas that President Donald Trump narrowly lost. Yoder is under pressure from the right despite an endorsement from Trump, and he … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Immigration tricky issue in tight Kansas congressional race

TOPEKA, Kan. | Activist challenges Kobach’s status as GOP governor nominee

TOPEKA, Kan. — A liberal Kansas activist is challenging Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s right to appear as the Republican nominee for governor on the November ballot, alleging that perhaps hundreds of legally cast ballots were not counted in his close primary race with Gov. Jeff Colyer. Davis Hammet, of Topeka, filed an objection Thursday … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan. | Activist challenges Kobach’s status as GOP governor nominee

TOPEKA, Kan | GOP makes Pelosi issue even for Democrats who keep distance

TOPEKA, Kan  — Paul Davis kicked off a promising Democratic campaign to flip a GOP-leaning Kansas congressional district with a pledge to oppose Nancy Pelosi’s return as House speaker. It didn’t change the GOP’s strategy for keeping the seat: Republicans have branded him a “Pelosi liberal.” Davis is among dozens of Democratic candidates across the … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | GOP makes Pelosi issue even for Democrats who keep distance

TOPEKA, Kan. | Final stage of counting Kansas GOP primary votes to begin

TOPEKA, Kan. — County election officials across Kansas will begin deciding which provisional ballots from last week’s primary election will count toward the final official vote totals, with the possibility that they could create a new leader in the hotly contested Republican race for governor. Secretary of State Kris Kobach led Gov. Jeff Colyer by … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan. | Final stage of counting Kansas GOP primary votes to begin

TOPEKA, Kan | Vote counting in Kansas GOP primary race enters final stage

TOPEKA, Kan  — County election officials across Kansas are set to begin reviewing provisional ballots to arrive at final official vote totals in the tight Republican primary for governor. Secretary of State Kris Kobach led Gov. Jeff Colyer by 110 votes out of 313,000-plus cast after late mail-in ballots from all 105 counties were added … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Vote counting in Kansas GOP primary race enters final stage

TOPEKA, Kan. | Count of last Kansas governor primary ballots to stretch out

TOPEKA, Kan. — The counting of the last ballots in the tight and contentious Republican primary for Kansas governor will stretch out over the next week and still might not settle the race. Secretary of State Kris Kobach leads Gov. Jeff Colyer by 110 votes out of 313,000-plus cast after late mail-in ballots from all … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan. | Count of last Kansas governor primary ballots to stretch out

TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach steps away from duties in contested Kansas vote count

TOPEKA, Kan — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach stepped aside from his duties as the state’s top elections official Friday until his hotly contested primary challenge to Gov. Jeff Colyer is resolved, but rejected Colyer’s accusations that the advice he has been giving local election officials on handling ballots violates state law. Kobach said … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach steps away from duties in contested Kansas vote count