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+ False Surge — Brownback vulnerability shows in misleading campaign loans
When it comes to campaign funds, Gov. Sam Brownback’s wingman has come in handy.
Twice, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer has produced a sizable loan to improve the appearance of Brownback’s campaign finance status and related support.

On Dec. 31, 2013, Colyer loaned the governor’s campaign $500,000 just before a campaign finance filing deadline. Brownback and Colyer called the loan a commitment to a better future for Kansas children, and a way to help the governor take his message to voters.
That was bunk, as the campaign loan — believed to be the biggest in state history — was repaid two days later.
The Republican duo played the same game more recently.
On July 23, Colyer again loaned the governor’s campaign $500,000 right before a filing deadline, as Brownback had documented donations of just $744,000 since January, while Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Paul Davis took in $1.1 million during that time.
Did Brownback really think Kansans wouldn’t notice?

False Surge — Brownback vulnerability shows in misleading campaign loans

When it comes to campaign funds, Gov. Sam Brownback’s wingman has come in handy.

Twice, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer has produced a sizable loan to improve the appearance of Brownback’s campaign finance status and related support.

On Dec. 31, 2013, Colyer loaned the governor’s campaign $500,000 just before a campaign finance filing deadline. Brownback and Colyer called the loan a commitment to a better future for Kansas children, and a way to help the governor take his message to voters.

That was bunk, as the campaign loan — believed to be the biggest in state history — was repaid two days later.

The Republican duo played the same game more recently.

On July 23, Colyer again loaned the governor’s campaign $500,000 right before a filing deadline, as Brownback had documented donations of just $744,000 since January, while Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Paul Davis took in $1.1 million during that time.

Did Brownback really think Kansans wouldn’t notice?

Really, Governor Brownback?

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Time: In Kansas, most polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Time, as Kansas mandates in its state laws that the polls must be open a minimum of 12 hours. Counties may open the polls earlier and close them later. Kansas is divided between Central and Mountain time zones.
Voter ID: All voters are required to provide government issued photo identification to vote, such as a driver’s license, state ID card, concealed carry handgun license, U.S. passport, government employee ID, U.S. Military ID, student ID from a Kansas college or university, government public assistance ID or Indian Tribe ID. Learn More
DemNewswire Endorses CHAD TAYLOR for US Senate. 
DemNewswire Endorses KELLY KULTALA for 3rd Congressional District
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Time: In Kansas, most polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Time, as Kansas mandates in its state laws that the polls must be open a minimum of 12 hours. Counties may open the polls earlier and close them later. Kansas is divided between Central and Mountain time zones.

Voter ID: All voters are required to provide government issued photo identification to vote, such as a driver’s license, state ID card, concealed carry handgun license, U.S. passport, government employee ID, U.S. Military ID, student ID from a Kansas college or university, government public assistance ID or Indian Tribe ID. Learn More

  • DemNewswire Endorses CHAD TAYLOR for US Senate. 
  • DemNewswire Endorses KELLY KULTALA for 3rd Congressional District

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In an unprecedented move, more than one hundred Republican current and former elected officials announced their endorsement of Paul Davis for Governor and Jill Docking for Lt. Governor.

+ RELEASE: Unprecedented group of Republican officials endorse Davis/Docking
In an unprecedented move, more than one hundred Republican current and former elected officials announced today their endorsement of Paul Davis for Governor and Jill Docking for Lt. Governor. The group, Republicans for Kansas Values, includes one hundred and four Republicans who served or are serving in public office – from the federal level to the local level.

RELEASE: Unprecedented group of Republican officials endorse Davis/Docking

In an unprecedented move, more than one hundred Republican current and former elected officials announced today their endorsement of Paul Davis for Governor and Jill Docking for Lt. Governor. The group, Republicans for Kansas Values, includes one hundred and four Republicans who served or are serving in public office – from the federal level to the local level.