Kobach to recuse himself from overseeing vote count in
Aug. 10 (UPI) –Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said he will recuse himself from overseeing the vote count between him and his opponent in the Republican primary for governor, incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer. Fewer than 200 votes separate the two candidates, with Kobach holding the razor-thin edge.
Kris Kobach to recuse himself from vote count in Kansas
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Thursday that he will remove himself from the further counting of votes while his Republican primary battle with Gov. Jeff Colyer hangs in the balance, describing it as a "symbolic" step in response to a public demand from Colyer.
Kobach Says He Will Recuse Himself From Kansas Primary
Aug 09, 2018 · Vote totals have already shifted, and will continue to do so. In rural Thomas County, in northwestern Kansas, the state had recorded 422 votes for Mr. Colyer when he had actually received 522. The change meant that Mr. Colyer in fact carried Thomas County, where Mr. Kobach received 466 votes, and it halved Mr. Kobach’s statewide lead.
Kobach Recuses Himself From Vote Count in Kansas GOP Primary
Kansas secretary of State Kris Kobach said on Wednesday that he had no plans to recuse himself from a potential recount in the state’s GOP Republican primary, though Kobach himself was just 191 votes ahead of incumbent governor Jeff Colyer.
Kris Kobach Says He’ll Remove Himself From Overseeing
Aug 09, 2018 · Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Friday that he would recuse himself from the duties of his office until the conclusion of his state’s 2018 primary season. He also took the opportunity to sharply criticize Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer, over whom he has a razor-thin lead in the GOP’s gubernatorial primary.
Kobach recuses himself from vote counting in Kansas’ neck
Aug 10, 2018 · Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said late Thursday that he will recuse himself from overseeing the GOP primary race recount against himself and Gov. Jeff Colyer after discrepancies were discovered between unofficial results from the county and the state levels.
Kobach says he’ll recuse himself as vote count
Aug 09, 2018 · The Kansas Republican governor’s race between Secretary of State Kris Kobach and incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer remains in a dead heat on Friday, with Kobach clinging to a 0.04 percentage point lead as his office sorts through reports of inaccurate tallies from several counties and begins to add provisional and absentee ballots to the state’s results.
No law stops Kobach from overseeing recount in his own
Mark Johnson, a Kansas City attorney with experience in election law, said Kobach’s role in setting the cost is the primary reason why he should recuse himself from the process. He said Kobach should cede this authority to a deputy. “Secretary Kobach should not decide that. That is a conflict in my opinion.
Kobach recuses self from Kansas governor vote count
Facing mounting pressure, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Thursday he would recuse himself from overseeing the vote-counting process in the too-close-to call Kansas Republican gubernatorial primary.
Kansas secretary of state recuses himself after vote-count
Aug 10, 2018 · Watch video · Colyer’s request on Thursday for Kobach to recuse himself also included an accusation that Kobach was giving county election officials guidance that was "not consistent with Kansas law." Kobach tore down the criticism in his response and said it could cause some to question the credibility of the results.