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Gov. Race: Kris Kobach Leads for R’s & Laura Kelly Leads the D’s
Trump hits 53% Approval in Kansas
While Congress Fails at 69% Disapproval
More than Two-thirds (67%) of Kansans Favor Passing Convention of States

TOPEKA, KANSAS, February 15 – Moore Information research firm conducted a poll of 400 likely
Kansas voters from the state on February 11th, measuring support for the Kansas Governor’s race,
president Trump, Congressional approval and the Convention of States. Republicans, Democrats and
Independents were part of this survey.

Commenting on the survey, Convention of States Action President Mark Meckler said, “Only one
question remains—will the legislators in Kansas comply with the will of the people, or will they do the
bidding of the tiny group of anti-constitutionalists in the state who universally oppose calling a
Convention of States? Will they stand with the ruling elite to keep power in Washington, D.C. or will we
see steely spines willing to stand and fight to return power to Kansans in this heated election year?”

2018 Kansas Governor Race: In the race for the Republican nomination for Governor, in a 4-way ballot test,
Kris Kobach leads the field with 26%, followed by Jeff Colyer at 20%, Ken Selzer at 11% and Wink Hartman at
6%. Still, nearly four-in-ten (38%) are undecided on a candidate today.

On the Democrat side, Laura Kelly holds a nearly 2:1 advantage over Jim Ward today (39% Kelly, 20% Ward, and
42% undecided).

Trump and Congress Job Approval: Trump generates a narrow margin of approval from Kansas voters
– 53% approve, 45% disapprove of the job he is doing. Approval and disapproval are equally “intense”
with 35% strongly approving and 37% strongly disapproving.

Congress generates a widely negative rating today – 27% approve and fully 69%
disapprove. Disapproval prevails throughout the state, among men and women of all ages and across
party lines.

The results showed that sixty-seven per cent (67%) of Republican and Independents want South Dakota
to call for a Convention of States to propose constitutional amendments that limit federal spending, limit
federal power and establish term limits for members of Congress and/or federal judges. This is exactly
what SCR 1611 does, and it is currently pending in the Kansas Senate. The people of South Dakota have
given their state legislators a clear mandate to pass this resolution and the time is right now.

KS Governor's Race - GOP Primary

26% Kris Kobach

20% Jeff Colyer
11% Ken Selzer
6% Wink Hartman
38% Don’t know/none

KS Governor’s Race – Democrat Primary

39% Laura Kelly
20% Jim Sard
42% Don’t know/none

How is President Trump Doing?

53% Approve
45% Disapprove
2% Don’t know

How is Congress Doing?

69% Disapprove
37% Approve
4% Don’t know

Convention of States Favorability

67% Favor
24% Oppose
9% Undecided

Methodology: A total of 400 interviews were conducted February 11, 2018 among a statewide sample of
likely voters in Kansas. Interviews were conducted using IVR automated interviews. The potential
sampling error is plus or minus 5% at the 95% confidence level.

About the Convention of States Project

The Convention of States Project is currently organized in all 50 states, including over two million volunteers, supporters and
advocates committed to stopping the Federal Government’s abuse of power. 12 States: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Florida,
Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas, have passed Article V Resolutions since
the Project’s founding in 2013. Virginia hosted the first-ever Simulated Article V Convention of States in the fall of 2016.
Currently, 46 States are considering the COS Resolution. For more information, visit