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By John Hanna
AP Political Writer 

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...

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