UPDATED: Kelly vetoes bill eliminating grace period for advance mail ballots


(Updated to include new comments from House minority leader with edits throughout)

Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday vetoed a bill eliminating the three-day grace period for advanced mail ballots to arrive at election offices, saying it would disenfranchise members of the military from casting a ballot.

"As the daughter of a career Army officer, I cannot support measures that would disenfranchise members of our armed services – who fight for our freedoms, including the right to vote – from casting their own ballot," Kelly said in . . .


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