UPDATED: Kansas voter turnout up more than 80% from 2016


(Updated to correct last name of Johnson County Election Office spokesman)

Crowds usually line up at Oak Park Mall in Johnson County the morning after Thanksgiving.

This year, the lines started forming Saturday morning, the first day when Johnson County voters could cast ballots in person.

It was evidence of the electricity surrounding the Nov. 3 general election as voters across Kansas started casting advanced ballots in person.

On Monday, the Kansas secretary of state's office reported that 30,271 Kansans had already voted, up from 16,729 for the same day in 2016 - or a little more than . . .


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