Poll: Kris Kobach, Laura Kelly in dead heat as election draws near

A new poll unveiled in the governor's race Tuesday shows little separation between Republican Kris Kobach and Democrat Laura Kelly.

The survey by the Public Policy Polling firm conducted Oct.last Wednesday (Oct. 17) through Sunday show Kelly and Kobach registered at 41 percent with Independent Greg Orman at 10 percent and Libertarian Jeff Caldwell at 2 percent. The poll with a 3.7-percent margin of error shows six percent were undecided.

According to the same poll, in a two-way race between Kelly and Kobach, Kelly holds about a four-point lead while eight percent are undecided.

The midterm election that could shift power in Washington, D.C. and will determine Kansas' next governor is set for Nov. 6.