Gov. Kelly will run for re-election

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Laura Kelly
Published: Dec. 18, 2020 at 8:41 PM CST
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Governor Laura Kelly will run for a second term.

A spokesperson confirmed the news four days after Kelly named Commerce Secretary David Toland as her new lieutenant governor. It prompted speculation the democrat might be helping position him for a future run.

While confirming Kelly’s reelection bid, the spokesperson also told 13 NEWS the governor is focused on the coronavirus pandemic and the state’s economic recovery.

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