The Republican race for governor is a virtual tie with both Kobach and Colyer with 41 percent of the vote and Kobach ahead by just 191 votes.

The Kansas Republican governor's race is a virtual tie with both Jeff Colyer and Kris Kobach tied with 41 percent of the vote. Vote totals are: Colyer 126,066; Kobach 126,257 for a difference of just 191 votes with all precincts reporting. As of 8:45 a.m. on Aug. 8, the Secretary of State's office was working on an official statement concerning the outcome of the governor's race.

On the democratic side, Laura Kelly took the race with 78,746 votes and some 48,000 votes more than her closest opponent Carl Brewer.

Locally, John Bertram won the District 1 Commissioners race with 169 votes to John Unruh's 42 votes. John Bertram also got three write-in votes.

Leonard Mastroni is the Republican candidate for state Representative District 117 with 395 votes. John Rose, Myron Liggett and Dennis McKinney each received one write-in vote.

All election results are unofficial until the ballots are canvassed.