Kansas voter turnout projected to beat 2016

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Kansas is projected to set a new record for voter turnout this year, with more than 1.3 million voters expected to cast a ballot in the Nov. 3 general election.

Secretary of State Scott Schwab said Thursday he expected 70% of the state's roughly 1.9 million voters to participate in the general election, which features a hot U.S. Senate race and a complete slate of legislative races.

It would break the previous record of about 1.26 million voters set in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected president.

The telltale indicator is the fact that 567 . . .


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