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Democrat voter turnout up after switch to mail-in primary


April 29, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Turnout is on the upswing since the Democratic party in Kansas switched from a presidential caucus to an all-mail primary.

With several days of voting left to go, the party already had processed 138,430 ballots as of Monday evening, The Kansas City Star reports. That is compared to a turnout of 39,266 voters in 2016, when caucus goers went for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Voters have until Saturday to get their ballots to party headquarters.

The spike in turnout occurred despite Sanders dropping out this month and endorsi...

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