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Hartman takes early lead

The first SurveyUSA poll in the GOP primary race for the 4th Congressional District finds businessman Wink Hartman far out in front, with 36 percent of the support compared with 11 percent for state Sen. Dick Kelsey of Goddard and 10 percent each for state Sen. Jean Schodorf of Wichita and businessman Mike Pompeo. Businessman Jim Anderson earned 6 percent of the support. Fifteen percent of those in the poll, sponsored by KWCH, Channel 12, said they were undecided. The winner in the August primary will take on either state Rep. Raj Goyle of Wichita or Robert Tillman of Wichita to determine a successor to Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Goddard, who is running for the U.S. Senate.

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