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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer Concedes GOP Primary to Secretary of State Kris Kobach

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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has conceded in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, losing by a razor-thin margin to Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a race so close it took a week to determine the winner.
Colyer accepted defeat Tuesday evening after a review of some provisional ballots from most Kansas counties failed to find enough votes for him to overcome a deficit of 110 votes at the time of poll closing in the Aug. 7 primary, out of more than 311,000 votes initially counted.
Kobach will face Democrat Laura Kelly in the November general election.
Colyer is a 58-year-old plastic...
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Colyer Concedes in Kansas, Handing Governor's Nomination to Kobach

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One week after voting produced a razor-thin lead for his opponent, Jeff Colyer, the incumbent governor, said he would not challenge the results or ask for a recount.
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Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

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WICHITA, Kan. - Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he would endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount.
Colyer accepted defeat after a review of some provisional ballots from most Kansas counties failed to find enough votes for him to overcome a deficit of 110 votes at the time of poll closing in the Aug. 7 primary, out of more than 311,000 votes initially counted.
Kobach will face Democrat Laura Kelly, and is likely to face independent...
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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes GOP primary to Trump ally Kris Kobach

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Election was Aug. 7.
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Kansas governor concedes defeat to Trump-backed Kobach

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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded defeat to Trump-backed Secretary of State Kris Kobach in their Republican gubernatorial primary Tuesday, after a week of vote-counting in the close race. Kobach, who was endorsed by President Donald Trump the day before the Aug. 7 primary, stretched his narrow primary lead to 345 votes as late ballots were tallied. “I just had a conversation with the secretary of state, and I congratulated him on his success,” Colyer said at a news conference Tuesday evening. “And I repeated my determination to keep this seat in Republican hands.” Kobach will face Democrat...
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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes GOP primary to Secretary of State Kris Kobach

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes GOP primary to Secretary of State Kris Kobach

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Colyer said in a statement he hopes to see Kansas remain in Republican hands
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