UPDATED: Johnson County House candidate arrested, charged


(Updated to reflect background of the case; inserts comment from Thomas' lawyer)

A Johnson County candidate for the Kansas House was arrested Thursday on a charge of election perjury.

Records show that Adam Thomas, a Republican candidate in District 26, was booked at the Johnson County Detention Center on a charge of election perjury. It is a level nine felony.

His arraignment is set for Friday at 9 a.m. His bond is set at $2,500. He was out of jail late on Friday afternoon.

The case centers on where Thomas was living when he filed to run for . . .


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