UPDATED: Challenger accuses Capps of making false campaign donation

Republican House candidate Michael Capps addresses state Objections Board.

(UPDATED to reflect that Kansans for Life issued a statement calling on Capps to stop saying he was supported by the group)

Republican House candidate Patrick Penn is disavowing a contribution in his name made to Planned Parenthood, saying it was made under false pretenses by rival state Rep. Michael Capps or a campaign associate.

Penn, who was just endorsed by Kansans for Life, suspects that the $100 donation was made in an effort to torpedo his campaign for the 85th House district, which covers parts of Butler and Sedgwick counties.

Penn lodged a complaint with the state Ethics Commission . . .


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