Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
New numbers emerge in KS Governor's race
08/09/2018

(AP)--Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary has shrunk to only 91 votes after election officials discovered a mistake in the listing for one county’s results in the state’s tally of votes.

The lead is minuscule when compared with the 311,000 votes cast.

The final, unofficial results posted on the secretary of state’s website show Kobach winning Thomas County in northwest Kansas, with 466 votes to Colyer’s 422. But the tally posted by the Thomas County clerk’s office shows Colyer with 522 votes, or 100 votes more for him, a number the clerk confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday.

Bryan Caskey, state elections director, said county officials pointed out the discrepancy Thursday following a routine request for a post-election check of the numbers to counties by the secretary of state’s office.

County election officials have yet to finish counting late-arriving mail-in ballots or provisional ballots provided to voters at the polls when their eligibility wasn’t clear.

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Falls City woman sought in business explosion
Accused crash killer a no-show in court
$1 million Powerball ticket sold in NE KS
Vehicle fire sends man to hospital
Hiawatha man arrested on drug, weapon charges
Area teen arrested for threats
Teen injured in Saturday Doniphan Co wreck
Investigation leaves deputy on paid leave
One dead following Wednesday work site accident
Public voices speak on fate of Atchison mascots
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Kobach outlines work for welfare plan
One dead following Wednesday work site accident
Former Seneca mayor, council member being remembered
Trial set in Jackson Co agg battery case
Sheriff discusses issues with jail HVAC system
Falls City School Board meets
New Hiawatha water treatment plant on-line
Fire closes Brown Co Courthouse
Kansas Takes the Lead in Secure Food Supply Plans
KS records first flu deaths of season
Click Here For All Stories

©2018 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report


Powered by Radio Media Group