Lawmakers approve audit of 2020 elections

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Amid a buzz about "election integrity" this year, a panel of Kansas lawmakers on Friday approved an audit of the November 2020 Kansas elections.

The joint Legislative Post Audit Committee approved an audit of an election that the secretary of state has said was free from any kind of impropriety.

The audit would involve three staffers and span seven months, which is about twice as big as the typical legislative audit that lasts three months.

The audit, proposed by Republican state Sen. Dennis Pyle, will examine several questions such as whether county election officials have policies and procedures to ensure . . .

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