Rex Tillerson, President Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, spoke largely about accountability and honesty from the new leadership during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He said the "utmost mission" was
Johnson County accepts nearly 1,500 provisional ballots which could tip the balance in GOP primary for governor. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and Gov. Jeff Colyer were separated by a mere 110 votes going into Monday.
JoCo Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker said unaffiliated voters that cast provisional ballots instead of declaring a party would have votes counted Monday, but later clarified these votes would only count if the voter did declare a party.
Workers at the Wyandotte County Election Office are looking at every provisional ballot cast in the county in the primary election. Their results are passed on to the Board of Canvassers to determine which votes are valid.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill stopped in Kansas City Friday to talk about President Donald Trump’s trade policies. A few hours earlier, the Missouri Farm Bureau endorsed her opponent, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley.
An election worker told a Clay County man he couldn’t wear a “Make America Great Again” hat while voting Tuesday. But the Missouri Secretary of State’s Office said he could wear the hat because it doesn’t pertain to this primary election
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Wednesday that he has no plans to recuse himself from a recount process in the race for governor because any counting of ballots would take place at the county level.