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Kansas Democrats Battle for Gubernatorial Nomination in Primary Race

State Senator Laura Kelly, former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer and former Kansas Agriculture Secretary Josh Svaty are all competing for the Democratic nomination for governor. (Photo by the Kansas News Service)

The Kansas Democratic Party hasn’t had a gubernatorial primary for 20 years. As Brian Grimmett reports for the Kansas News Service, the unfamiliar competition is forcing Democrats across the state to wrestle with their party’s identity.

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Brian Grimmett is a reporter for KMUW Radio in Wichita and a contributor to Kansas Public Radio and the Kansas News Service. Follow him on Twitter.

The Kansas News Service is a collaboration covering health, education, and politics across the state. The Kansas primary elections are set for August 7th.  

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