UPDATED: Senate votes down partisan elections bill


(Updated to include vote)

The Kansas Senate on Thursday voted down a bill that would have opened the door for candidates to designate their party running in nonpartisan elections across the state.

The Senate voted 24-16 to reject a bill allowing candidates for nonpartisan offices - in city council and school board races, for example - to designate their party on the ballot.

Supporters said allowing candidates to denote their party would provide more information to . . .


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