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Kansas election official loses job for violating policy


January 22, 2021

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman said she is losing her job for violating a policy by remotely accessing the state's voter registration database when working from home while fighting cancer during the coronavirus pandemic.

Secretary of State Scott Schwab informed her earlier this month that when her term as election commissioner expires on July 19, he did not intend to appoint her to another term, Lehman said Wednesday in a news release.

Lehman said she "knowingly chose" to violate Schwab's policy in order to direct a fair and accurate presidential...

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