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Recount In Kris Kobach’s Primary Race Could Be Overseen By Kris Kobach

Donald Trump Jr., left, joins Kansas gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach at a fundraising dinner at Noah's Event Venue in northeast Wichita, Kan. on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (Fernando Salazar/Wichita Eagle/TNS)
Donald Trump Jr., left, joins Kansas gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach at a fundraising dinner at Noah's Event Venue in northeast Wichita, Kan. on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (Fernando Salazar/Wichita Eagle/TNS via Getty Images)
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August 8, 2018 1:04 pm

Update: We learned Wednesday afternoon that Kobach indeed will not recuse himself. Matt Shuham will have a piece on that soon.

Original post:

The Republican primary to select a GOP governor candidate for Kansas is a nail biter, with Kris Kobach — the current Kansas Secretary of State and Trump’s go-to voter fraud guy — leading Gov. Jeff Colyer by just a few hundred votes.

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