Meet the 2018 candidates for Kansas governor

There are now 18 people vying to be the next governor of Kansas.

Gov. Jeff Colyer was sworn-in on Wednesday to finish out the term of former Gov. Sam Brownback.

Brownback will be sworn-in on Thursday as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.

Colyer has already said he plans to run again for the seat in November. While he will be the sitting governor, he still faces several other opponents ahead of election day..

Find a list of all the candidates below:

Democrats
Arden Anderson
Jack Bergeson
Carl Brewer
Laura Kelly
Robert Kingenberg
Josh Svaty
Jim Ward

Republican
Jim Barnett
Jeff Colyer
Wink Hartman
Mark Hutton
Kris Kobach
Ken Selzer
Patrick Kucera
Ethan Randleas
Tyler Ruzich
Dominic Scavuzzo

Independent
Richard Kloos
Greg Orman