The election workplace acquired a request April 12 for voter data for Colyer and his spouse from Peter Como, senior affiliate for Percipient Strategies. Como acquired digital copies the identical day.
The agency’s web site says it offers “political intelligence” and lists GOP candidates and teams as shoppers, however a Kansas connection was not clear. The corporate particularly requested for the Colyers’ data but it surely wasn’t instantly clear why or on whose behalf. Como did not reply e mail and phone messages.
Election Commissioner Fred Sherman notified Colyer by mail that his workplace found April 21 that it disclosed Social Safety numbers “inadvertently.” State legislation requires them to be redacted from data made public.
Cynthia Dunham, an legal professional for the county, informed Colyer’s legal professional, Lucinda Luetkemeyer, in a Could 19 e mail that Como offered “clear affirmation” that the paperwork had been destroyed and private data wasn’t handed on. Como despatched similar e mail responses to county inquiries on April 30 and Could 18: “Sure, I verify.”
Colyer was governor for a year in 2018 after former Republican Gov. Sam Brownback resigned to grow to be the U.S. ambassador at giant for non secular freedom.