FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Trump stands with Kansas Secretary of State Kobach before their meeting at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster
U.S. President Donald Trump's first choice as governor of Kansas, Kris Kobach, held a narrow, 200-vote lead in the Republican primary over the current governor with nearly all votes counted, according to the Kansas Secretary of State web site.

As of 8:45 a.m. EST (1245 GMT), Kobach and incumbent Jeff Colyer both had about 41 percent of the vote. Kobach, a staunch ally of Trump, was endorsed by the president in the waning days of the hard-fought primary.

(Reporting By David Gaffen; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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Source: Reuters