Young voter turnout more than double in Kansas


As Kansans turn out in droves ahead of next week's general election, there is a surge in voting among young adults that Democrats think will give them an edge.

Voters between the ages of 18 and 29 are turning out more than double so far this year in Kansas and nationally than they did four year ago at this time, data shows.

"I think it shows how fired up young people are about this election," said Democratic state Rep. Brandon Woodard, who falls just outside that age group at 30.

Data from the Democratic firm TargetSmart show that 64 . . .


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