BREAKING: Lynn’s request to withdraw from ballot denied

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State Sens. Julia Lynn of Olathe and Tom Holland of Baldwin City listen to testimony on STAR bonds Thursday.

Secretary of State Scott Schwab on Wednesday turned down state Sen. Julia Lynn's request to withdraw from the general election ballot.

The request citing a medical hardship was denied because it was signed by a nurse and not a physician.

"The secretary of state has determined the paperwork submitted to this office does not meet the statutory requirement of a medical doctor’s signature," said the letter to Lynn from the secretary of state.

"As a result, your name will remain on the 2020 General Election candidate list as a Republican candidate for Kansas Senate District 9."

The decision . . .

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