Kansas voters to decide whether to promote Kris Kobach
November 7, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas voters were deciding Tuesday whether to promote to governor Kris Kobach, a strong ally of President Donald Trump, who wants to crack down on immigrants living in the state illegally and resume conservative tax-cutting policies that critics labeled a failure.
Republican Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, says if elected he would go back to cutting taxes — reminding his critics of unpopular former GOP Gov. Sam Brownback — while also slashing state spending. Trump endorsed him, and that helped Kobach with some Republican voters.
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