Pink wave hits Kansas as female voter turnout surges


Any blue wave that washes over Kansas will likely have a tinge of pink.

Women across Kansas are in overdrive this year, many inspired by Laura Kelly's campaign for governor and Sharice Davids' meteoric rise from unknown to leading the polls against Republican incumbent Kevin Yoder.

They're working phone banks. They're registering voters. They're knocking doors. They're planting signs.

And maybe most importantly, they're voting in numbers that haven't been seen in Kansas in at least a decade or more.

"Women are super fired up," said Rachel Sweet, a lobbyist for Planned Parenthood . . .


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