Johnson declares victory in treasurer’s race


Republican state Rep. Steven Johnson on Tuesday declared victory in the GOP primary for Kansas treasurer after clinging to a narrow lead for two weeks.

“I want to thank my opponent for her willingness to run and for her continued service to this great state,” Johnson said in a statement.

“I also want to thank my many volunteers and supporters who have been critical in winning a close race where every voter contact mattered," the Assaria lawmaker said

"With our base of support, we are well-positioned to win the general election.”

Johnson would face Democratic incumbent Lynn Rogers and . . .


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