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Wichita mayor, state representative win mayoral primary

 

August 7, 2019



WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita voters apparently will decide in November whether to re-elect Mayor Jeff Longwell or replace him with state Rep. Brandon Whipple.

Longwell received the most votes in Tuesday's nine-candidate mayoral primary, followed by Whipple.

The Wichita Eagle reports retired banker Lyndy Wells received 160 fewer votes than Whipple. Wells said he is hopeful the results could change after provisional ballots and late absentee ballots are counted.

The election office estimated more than 400 votes remain to be counted.

Longwell said he will focus on progress made during his fi...



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