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Kansas primary turnout high; mail ballots show party split


August 28, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas had a relatively high turnout in its primary election, and the voting methods most preferred by Republicans and Democrats appeared to reflect a partisan divide across the U.S. over the coronavirus.

The State Board of Canvassers certified election results Friday that showed about 636,000 votes were cast in the Aug. 4 election, meaning 34.2% of the state's nearly 1.9 million registered voters participated. The board is the governor, attorney general and secretary of state.

The secretary of state's office said the primary turnout in 2018 was 27.1% and was 23.5% in...

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