Former Kansas Gov. Graves endorses Democratic nominee Kelly
September 5, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former moderate Republican Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed Democrat Laura Kelly in the Kansas governor's race.
Kelly's campaign announced the endorsement Monday and posted a YouTube video of Graves praising Kelly, a veteran state senator from Topeka. Graves says in the video that Kelly will bring Republicans and Democrats together to solve problems.
The former GOP governor's endorsement came after the union representing firefighters in Kansas endorsed Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach last week. It previously has endorsed Democrats.
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