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Kobach for Governor

Thursday, June 14, 2017

Samantha M. Poetter
Communications Director | 913.731.6602

Kobach Leads with Significant Margin in Latest Poll
Of possible Republican candidates for Governor, Secretary of State Kris Kobach leads the way with a 20% advantage over the next-closest contender in latest poll. The more than 400 likely Republican primary voters polled from May 25 – 27, 2017 overwhelmingly favored Secretary Kobach as the Republican nominee for Kansas Governor. President Donald Trump has a 76.6% approval rating among Kansas Republicans. The poll has a margin of error of 4.9%.Poll questions and results are as follows:

If the Republican Primary for Kansas Governor were held today and the candidates were Wink Hartman, Jeff Colyer, Kevin Yoder, Ed O’Malley, Ken Selzer or Kris Kobach, which candidate would you vote for?

Definitely Wink Hartman        3.7%
Probably Wink Hartman         2.9%
TOTAL HARTMAN            6.6%
Definitely Jeff Colyer              1.5%
Probably Jeff Colyer               2.0%
TOTAL COLYER                3.5%
Definitely Kevin Yoder           4.4%
Probably Kevin Yoder            4.1%
TOTAL YODER                  8.5%
Definitely Ed O’Malley           1.5%
Probably Ed O’Malley            3.4%
TOTAL O’MALLEY            4.9%
Definitely Ken Selzer              0.5%
Probably Ken Selzer               0.5%
TOTAL SELZER                 1.0%
Definitely Kris Kobach           18.3%
Probably Kris Kobach            10.2%
TOTAL KOBACH               28.5%
Undecided/Don’t Know          46.6% Refused                                   0.5%

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as President?

Strongly approve                     57.3%
Somewhat approve                  19.3%
TOTAL APPROVE              76.6%
Somewhat disapprove             6.1%
Strongly disapprove                11.5%
Don’t know/Undecided           5.4% Refused                                   0.5%
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