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GOP Poll: Kobach frontrunner in U.S. Senate race, unless Pompeo runs

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Published: Dec. 12, 2019 at 12:32 PM CST
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Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is the current Republican frontrunner for the soon-to-be-open U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by longtime senator, Pat Roberts.

That is, unless current U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joins the race, according to the

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The Journal cites previously published internal Republican polling for the data. Of the 607 likely Kansas primary voters surveyed for the National Republican Senatorial Committee, 43% said they would support Kobach if Pompeo were not in the race.

If he were on the ballot, 54% would choose to support Pompeo. Then, Kobach would trail with 17%t, Rep. Roger Marshall with 11%, Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle with 4%, Wichita businessman Wink Hartman at 2% and former Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Dave Lindstrom at 1%

The Journal said with a little less than a year away, 10% of the voters surveyed said they're still undecided on the candidates.

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