UPDATED: Kobach picks up votes in Johnson County, extends lead in governor’s race


(Updated: Recasts lead; inserts Kobach press conference; comment from Johnson County elections office; number of provisional ballots to be counted)

Secretary of State Kris Kobach on Tuesday took another step toward claiming the GOP nomination for governor as he built up a 345-vote lead with most of state's counties tabulating their ballots.

Kobach ended Monday with a 206-vote lead and built on it after more provisional ballots were tallied Tuesday. Kobach on Tuesday picked up 94 more votes in Sedgwick County, which he carried on Election Day. He added 24 more votes in Johnson County, which he . . .


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