Ballot box ban reemerges in Legislature


A proposal to ban remote advanced ballot drop boxes resurfaced late Tuesday afternoon as House and Senate negotiators crafted a new elections bill.

The joint House-Senate conference committee agreed to a bill that would reverse a 6-year-old law providing a three-day grace period for advanced mail ballots to arrive at the election office after Election Day.

While acknowledging there's no evidence of voter fraud in Kansas, lawmakers said it's important to take action before something goes wrong.

"We're trying to learn from what's happened in other states. You can't operate in . . .


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