Activist challenges Kobach's status as GOP governor nominee
September 7, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A liberal Kansas activist is challenging Secretary of State Kris Kobach's right to appear as the Republican nominee for governor on the November ballot, alleging that perhaps hundreds of legally cast ballots were not counted in his close primary race with Gov. Jeff Colyer.
Davis Hammet, of Topeka, filed an objection Thursday to Kobach's nomination with the secretary of state's office. His filing, a little more than a page long, asks to have ballots "illegally rejected" by county election officials unsealed and counted.
"There are hundreds of votes that they didn't coun...