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Friday, December 11, 2020

TOPEKA – Secretary of State Scott Schwab issued the following statement on the retirement of Wyandotte County Election Commissioner Bruce Newby:

“Bruce Newby has faithfully served our state and country throughout his remarkable career – as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army, Senior Civil Engineer for Homeland Security for the URS Corporation, and, since 2006, Election Commissioner of Wyandotte County. On behalf of the State of Kansas, we offer Mr. Newby our heartfelt gratitude for the diligence and dedication in which he led the Wyandotte County Election Office. We wish him well in his retirement.”

The Office of Secretary of State will work with Unified Government of Wyandotte County representatives to evaluate, interview and select Mr. Newby’s replacement. Additional details on the process to select the next Election Commissioner for Wyandotte County will be announced in the coming days.