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Democrats challenge independent bid for Kansas governor


August 19, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Democrats launched a legal challenge Monday in hopes of removing Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman from the November ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor after Orman stoked fears that his bid would imperil Democrats' chances of winning.

Attorney Will Lawrence filed a formal objection to Orman's candidacy Monday with the Kansas secretary of state's office. Lawrence is lawyer and chief of staff for Kansas Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, of Topeka, but has hired a prominent Topeka lawyer to pursue the challenge.

Many Democrats fear t...

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