Kansas House panel's chairman running for secretary of state
June 25, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The chairman of the Kansas House Elections Committee is running for the Republican nomination for secretary of state next year.
Rep. Keith Esau is touting his three decades as a software developer and computer systems auditor as valuable experience for helping the state to protect the integrity of its elections.
The conservative Olathe Republican announced his candidacy over the weekend during a local GOP picnic. Esau was first elected to the Legislature in 2012.
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