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Kris Kobach, Architect of Voter Suppression Efforts, Loses Kansas GOP Senate Primary

HeadlineAug 05, 2020

In Kansas, the state’s anti-immigrant former Secretary of State Kris Kobach has lost in the Republican Senate primary. Congressmember Roger Marshall won the 11-person race with 40% of the vote. In November, Marshall will face Democratic state Senator Barbara Bollier, a former Republican, in the race to fill the seat of retiring Republican Senator Pat Roberts.

Elsewhere, Congressmember Rashida Tlaib is leading in early returns against Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones in Michigan’s Democratic primary. Two years ago, Tlaib beat Jones by less than 1%.

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