Kansas to Outlaw Teens, Dogs, Running for Governor

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Kansas is attempting to shut down a loophole in election law that allows teenagers and dogs to run for Governor.

This is extremely disappointing for those of us whose only joy in watching elections is for the Lulz we might find, lulz such as dogs running for governor, as is happening right now….in Kansas.  Sadly, the dog is not Toto who, apparently, is not in Kansas anymore.

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Kansas House Advances Bill That Would Prevent Teens, Dogs From Running for Governor

Kansas lawmakers are moving to impose age requirements on candidates for governor, advancing legislation to eliminate a loophole in a permissive state law that has sparked bids on behalf of more than half a dozen teenagers – and a dog – in November’s gubernatorial race.

The Kansas City Star reported that a bill passed by the state’s House of Representatives on Tuesday would impose age requirements for candidates for most of the major statewide offices: governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, state treasurer and insurance commissioner.

“Right now there are more requirements for the people who are sitting in here than there are for our head of state positions,” state Rep. Blake Carpenter, R-Derby, who introduced the bill, said on the House floor, according to The Star.

The loophole in the law – which previously made no restrictions on who would be allowed to run for the state’s top office – became national news when a 16-year-old high school student announced in August he was running.



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