Jeff Colyer campaigns for Kansas governor

Hosted By: Noah Taborda - July 12, 2021


In 2018, Republican Jeff Colyer fell 172 votes short of beating Kris Kobach in the closest statewide GOP primary election in Kansas history. He is confident he would have beaten Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat seeking re-election in 2022.

Now Colyer is competing against Attorney General Derek Schmidt in the Republican gubernatorial primary for the opportunity to finally go toe-to-toe with her. He sits down with Tim Carpenter on this week’s Reflector Podcast to discuss his campaign.

Read more about how Colyer’s loss in 2018 is fueling his current run.

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Jeff Colyer

former governor, candidate for the Republican Party's nomination for governor of Kansas

Tim Carpenter

senior reporter, Kansas Reflector