UPDATED: House leans more right; conservatives possibly add six seats


(Updated to reflect Esau's general election opponent is Democrat Angela Schweller).

Conservatives will likely add to their ranks in the Kansas House following Tuesday's primary elections, which were not finally tallied until Wednesday morning because of computer problems in Johnson County.

With provisional ballots still be to be counted, conservatives could pick up six seats to add to the 44 members they already have in the House, a number that can sometimes be fluid depending on the issue. Moderates had 41 House members.

Moderates were defending 17 seats they held going into the primary and they lost eight . . .


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