Poll says Kansas Senate, governor’s races close

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new poll says the U.S. Senate and governor’s races in Kansas remain close.

The survey of 500 likely Kansas voters released Wednesday said independent Senate candidate Greg Orman was favored by 46 percent. Three-term Republican incumbent Pat Roberts was backed by 41 percent, with 11 percent undecided.

The poll was conducted by USA Today and Suffolk University in Boston from Sept. 27 through Sept. 30 and had a 4.4 percent margin of error.

The poll said in the governor’s race, Democrat Paul Davis was favored by 46 percent and Republican incumbent Sam Brownback by 42 percent. Six percent were undecided.

In the hotly contested secretary of state’s race, Republican incumbent Kris Kobach was favored by 45 percent and Democrat Jean Schodorf by 40 percent, with 14 percent undecided.


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