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2 teens got about 4,000 votes in close Kansas primary race


August 10, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 3,700 Kansas voters cast ballots for two 17-year-old candidates in Tuesday's election for the GOP nomination for Kansas governor — a race that is still undecided because the vote was too close to declare a winner.

Tyler Ruzich, of Prairie Village, and Joseph Tutera Jr., of Overland Park, received a combined 3,758 votes after running under a quirky Kansas law that set no minimum age to run for the office. The primary ended with Secretary of State Kris Kobach leading Gov. Jeff Colyer by 191 votes.

"In a normal election, we would not say 3,700 votes was a sub...

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