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Red tape delays law making voting easier in Kansas


January 8, 2021

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas law designed to allow voters to cast their ballots at any polling place in their county, instead of just their assigned voting precinct, may not be implemented until 2023 because of bureaucratic delays.

Passed in 2019, the law directed Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab to write the rules and regulations to implement it, but with no deadlines on when he had to act, The Wichita Eagle reports.

Officials in Sedgwick County, who championed the measure through the legislative process, had hoped to have the rules in place for the 2020 election cycle. But they'r...

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