NBC News projects Laura Kelly to win Kansas governor race

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NBC News has projected Laura Kelly will take the Kansas governor seat Tuesday evening.

The projection announcement came at 9 p.m., just after Independent candidate Greg Orman announced he was conceding in the governor race.

With 45 percent of precincts reporting at 9 p.m., Democrat Kelly holds 330,981 votes to Republican candidate Kris Kobach’s 266,175 votes.

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