UPDATED: Judge denies injunction blocking political consultant from working for competitor


(Updated to clarify part of the opinion that said there was inconsistency between statements in affidavits and deposition testimony).

A Johnson County judge has refused to block a political consultant from competing against his former employer, ruling that the lawsuit is unlikely to prevail.

District Judge James Vano denied The Singularis Group's request for a temporary injunction that would have stopped Dustin Morris from competing against the firm.

The Singularis Group is a consulting firm that represents conservative candidates and is owned by longtime Republican consultant Kris Van Meteren.

Van Meteren could not be reached for comment. Morris declined . . .


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