With almost a dozen gubernatorial candidates from out of state, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt went to court on Tuesday to block anyone who doesn't live in Kansas from running for governor.
Schmidt is asking a Shawnee County judge to declare that the Legislature has signaled through different laws that candidates for governor and lieutenant governor must be residents of Kansas.
While no single law expressly requires gubernatorial candidates to live in Kansas, several laws enacted over this years indicate that it's the Legislature's intent for gubernatorial candidates to be residents of the state.
“It appears that . . .