Delivering a very classy and uniting concession speech current Kansas Republican Governor Jeff Colyer concedes the GOP primary race to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach.
TOPEKA, Kan. — A week after the highly contested vote for the Kansas GOP gubernatorial primary, Gov. Jeff Colyer has conceded the race to Secretary of State Kris Kobach.
In a statement Thursday night Colyer said he believed he was doing the right thing by conceding, and hoped to see Kansas remain in republican hands. At the time of the announcement, Kobach led Colyer by 345 votes after Sedgewick and Johnson Counties certified their votes Thursday. A total of 91 out 105 counties had certified their results.
Colyer went on to say he would endorse Kris Kobach in the run. Kobach will now face Democratic Sen. Laura Kelly in the general election in November. (watch video concession statement here)
It really is a very classy concession speech. Top shelf. Well done.