Kansas GOP gubernatorial nominee Kris Kobach (left) shook hands with Gov. Jeff Colyer during an event to show unity between the candidates after a close primary race in August.
Kansas GOP gubernatorial nominee Kris Kobach (left) shook hands with Gov. Jeff Colyer during an event to show unity between the candidates after a close primary race in August. File photo by Bryan Lowry blowry@kcstar.com
Kansas GOP gubernatorial nominee Kris Kobach (left) shook hands with Gov. Jeff Colyer during an event to show unity between the candidates after a close primary race in August. File photo by Bryan Lowry blowry@kcstar.com

Jonathan Shorman covers Kansas politics and the Legislature for The Wichita Eagle and The Kansas City Star. He’s been covering politics for six years, first in Missouri and now in Kansas. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Kansas.