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Ballot box bill dealt setback in Kansas House

A bill that would have banned remote ballot boxes hit a roadblock Tuesday when it became mired in a House committee with no apparent...

UPDATED: Appeals court reverses decision in elections case; finds voting fundamental right

(Updated to add comment from attorney general and House speaker plus more details from opinion.) The state appeals court on Friday found that a state...

Secretary of state comes out against ballot box ban; fate of bill unclear

The secretary of state's office on Tuesday came out against a proposal to ban remote mail ballot drop boxes, saying there's no evidence of...

UPDATED: Senate votes down partisan elections bill

(Updated to include vote) The Kansas Senate on Thursday voted down a bill that would have opened the door for candidates to designate their party...

UPDATED: Lawmakers pass bills ending three-day voting grace period

(Updated to reflect final action votes Thursday The Kansas House and Senate on Thursday approved bills reversing a 2017 law that gives voters a three-day...

Running partisan in nonpartisan races

Senators are moving forward with legislation that would open the door for candidates to designate their party running in nonpartisan elections across the state. The...

House panel approves text-message disclosure

A bill that would prevent mystery text messages like those that went out during the election on the abortion amendment moved out of a...

Bill giving secretary of state control over ballot boxes advances

A bill giving the secretary of state the power to regulate advance ballot drop boxes was approved by a House committee despite concerns that...

UPDATED: Election runoff proposal draws stiff opposition

(Updated to correct information from fiscal note that said the runoff would violate federal law. It does not) A proposal that calls for Kansas holding...

Runoff elections in store for Kansas?

In the last three elections, the winner of the Kansas governor's race failed to crack 50% of the vote. Last fall, Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly...