Kansas expects record-setting turnout for general election
October 30, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas election officials predicted Thursday that the state will see record-setting turnout for this year's presidential election.
The Kansas Secretary of State's office said it anticipates 70% of Kansas voters will participate in the election. It anticipates that about 1.35 million Kansans will cast a ballot.
"The 70% itself is not a record — but every number behind it is," said Bryan Caskey, director of elections. "We will have approximately 1.94 million registered voters, which is almost 100,000 more than in 2018."
Their projection is based in part on the record-s...