Olathe lawmaker seeks to dismiss election contest

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Republican state Rep. Adam Thomas is asking a judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit challenging his election to the House District 26 seat last year.

Thomas' lawyer, Mike Kuckelman, filed a motion late last week asking a judge to throw out the contest of Thomas' election.

The motion argues that the lawsuit — brought by residents who live in Thomas' House district — has sat idle without meeting the deadlines set out by state law.

Kuckelman argued in his motion that state law required a hearing to be held . . .


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