Democratic Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, clinging to a slim lead late Tuesday, told cheering supporters she expects to be declared the winner over Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt after the few remaining votes have been counted.
Supporters tensely watched election results come in and rooted on their candidates in Lawrence Tuesday night. But by late in the evening, the crowd had slimmed considerably at the Douglas County Democrats’ watch party at Maceli’s downtown.
Republican attorney general candidate Kris Kobach declared victory Tuesday night, though his Democratic opponent Chris Mann says the race is still too close to call.
Douglas County Commissioner Patrick Kelly easily won a three-way race for the District 1 seat tonight. He thanked voters and also addressed the fact that the size of the commission will be expanding to five members in the coming year.
Scores of winner-take-all campaigns for local, state and federal offices come to a dramatic close Tuesday as inflation, abortion, crime and election fraud color decisions of voters in red-state Kansas.
Voter turnout at polling places in Douglas County as of Tuesday afternoon ranged from just short of 10% at one polling place to more than 60% at another.
Where to go to vote, when polls are open, and more key voting info for the Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 election
Ads sent to Kansans before Election Day claim Democrats are fueling a statewide crime surge — even though crime is down in Kansas.
Kansans’ long, double-sided ballots in the Nov. 8 general election may be a bit daunting. There’s a lot there, and a lot at stake. Here, we’ve broken coverage down to make it easier to find the info you need to make your decisions and cast your ballot.
GOP political strategist Kris Van Meteren sent a deceptive mailer that could sow confusion about whether abortion rights supporters should vote “yes” or “no” to retain Kansas Supreme Court justices.
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