AP declares Kobach victor in attorney general’s race

Kris Kobach

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach declared victory late Tuesday night in his bid for state attorney general, capping off an extraordinary political comeback marked by a rugged primary where he overcame stiff opposition from within his own party.

Battling out of a three-person Republican primary where he was outgunned financially, Kobach unified his political rivals behind him to defeat Chris Mann, a lawyer who rebuilt his career after he was seriously injured years ago as a Lawrence police officer

With all precincts counted, Kobach was leading Mann by 22,699 votes, according to unofficial results reported by . . .


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