Kansas is one of two states nationwide that haven't submitted plans for spending millions in federal money for protecting voting systems, leading a secretary of state candidate to question the competency of current secretary Kris Kobach.
Neither Kansas nor Montana has filed the required planning documents explaining how the states plan to spend their share of $380 million that Congress appropriated this year for improving and protecting election systems. Kansas' share is $4.4 million with a $219,000 match from the state.
The deadline for filing the documents was July 16, but the federal Election Assistance Commission gave . . .