Colyer confirms bid for full term as Kansas governor in 2018
August 9, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer confirmed Tuesday that he will seek a full, four-year term as Kansas governor next year after he assumes the office upon Gov. Sam Brownback's departure for an ambassador's post.
Colyer announced the appointment of a treasurer for his campaign for the Republican nomination in 2018, a step that's required for him to accept contributions legally. He declared in a statement that he is "fully committed to doing the work necessary to win."
The announcement came less than an hour after Colyer ducked a question from reporters about the race following a pub...