House approves new age limit for gubernatorial candidates


The Kansas House on Wednesday approved a bill setting 18 as the new age requirement for running for statewide office.

The bill, approved 94-28, was the legislative answer to seven teens lining up to run for governor this year. Two of the teens attend the University of Delaware and neither has lived in the state. The bill now moves over to the Senate.

The bill applies to anyone running for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, treasurer, attorney general and insurance commissioner. Kansas doesn’t have an age . . .


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