Protests ahead of midterm elections Local News 10/10/2018 Tweet President Trump was in Topeka on Saturday, October 6 to endorse Kris Kobach for Kansas governor at a rally. Protestors waited outside the Kansas Expocentre to express their disapproval of Kobach. “I do not want Kris Kobach,” Jim Valliant said. “He’s a Brownback 2.0” This year’s midterm elections are crucial for both parties in Kansas. One thing both republicans and democrats can agree on is the importance of voting. “We are at a crucial point in our country and it’s very important for people to educated themselves, and getting out to vote.” The deadline to register to vote in Kansas is October 16.