TOPEKA – (June 26, 2018) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today issued the following statement in connection with the federal lawsuit filed Friday by a Massachusetts man who is seeking to appear on the Kansas primary election ballot as a Republican candidate for attorney general: “I have reviewed this lawsuit carefully and am convinced it has no merit. Unfortunately, because this late-hour filing has the potential to disrupt the orderly conduct of the Kansas primary election by interfering with the timely production and handling of ballots throughout the State – and particularly with ballots for military personnel – it must be taken seriously. As attorney general, I am responsible for providing the legal defense in this case, but as a candidate...
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AG Derek Schmidt statement on election lawsuit