Gay former Topeka mayoral candidate says he received threats during campaign

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A Topeka man who was the city’s first openly gay mayoral candidate says he received death threats during his unsuccessful primary campaign.

A day after failing to advance to the November general election in the five-candidate race, Chris Schultz told the Topeka Capital-Journal Aug. 2 that the threats he suspects were related to his sexual orientation were “kind of traumatizing.”

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