Ann Mah en Democrat Kicks Off Campaign To Win Back Kansas House Seat <p>Topeka Democrat Ann Mah kicked off her campaign for the Kansas House Monday.</p><p>Mah served in the House for eight years before losing to Topeka Republican Ken Corbet by only 21 votes last November.</p><p>Mah was the Legislature's most vocal critic of Secretary of State Kris Kobach. A political action committee formed by Kobach backed Corbet.</p><p>After the 2012 election, Mah fought successfully in court to obtain the names of voters whose ballots had been set aside by election officials, in hopes of contacting them and helping them correct problems.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:48:13 +0000 Associated Press 23194 at Kansas Democrat Won't Force Recount After Losing By 21 Votes <p>A Democratic legislator who's been a critic of Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach says she won't seek a recount after losing her race for re-election by 21 votes out of nearly 11,000 cast.</p><p>State Representative Ann Mah of Topeka said Friday that a recount probably wouldn't change the outcome of the 54th House District contest. She lost to Republican challenger Ken Corbet of Topeka.</p><p>The district covers parts of Douglas, Shawnee and Osage counties. The last reviews of ballots - in Shawnee County - finished late Thursday.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:45:34 +0000 Associated Press 8639 at Kansas Democrat Won't Force Recount After Losing By 21 Votes Lawsuit Filed Over Provisional Ballots <p></p><p></p><p><font size="2"><span style="font-size:10pt;">A Kansas House Democrat has filed a lawsuit hoping to force Shawnee County officials to turn over a list of voters who cast provisional ballots.</span></font></p><p><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Rep. Ann Mah of Topeka is trying to avert a narrow election loss.</span></font></p><p><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Democratic Party officials gave The Associated Press a copy of Mah's petition before it was filed in Shawnee County District Court Friday.</span></font></p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 17:58:19 +0000 Associated Press 8300 at Lawsuit Filed Over Provisional Ballots