Election

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Steve McIntosh
November 17, 2020 - 9:55 am
More than 25 percent of those tested for COVID 19 are coming back positive in Sedgwick County ... and Wichita hospitals are running near capacity because of the pandemic. Sedgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News COVID patients from 18 counties surrounding Sedgwick County are...
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Sean Hannity
November 13, 2020 - 8:03 am
Sean Hannity highlights voting irregularities, calls on lawmakers to preserve election integrity
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Kansas governor urges officials to add ballot drop-off boxes
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KNSS News
September 01, 2020 - 5:47 am
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly is urging local officials to consider using part of their federal coronavirus assistance to pay for more drop-off boxes for mail-in ballots. Kelly said during a Monday press conference that adding drop-off boxes would help keep Kansans safe from COVID-19 and relieve pressure...
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Kansas candidate who admitted to revenge porn drops out
KNSS News
August 24, 2020 - 5:31 am
A 19-year-old Kansas House candidate who had been disowned by some Democrats for his incendiary social media posts and because he abused girls online when he was 14 years old announced Sunday that he is dropping out of the race. In a series of tweets, Aaron Coleman said he was abandoning his...
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A significant increase in mail-in voting expected
Steve McIntosh
July 16, 2020 - 10:00 am
With the pandemic, more people will be voting by mail in the primary election August 4th. Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman tells KNSS News her office has received "close to 50,000" applications for mail-in ballots, compared to about 8,100 for the last presidential primary. She...
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KNSS News
April 16, 2020 - 8:52 pm
A University of Kansas law professor whose student was charged last year with making a false rape report has filed to run for the office of the prosecutor who eventually dropped the charge amid intense pressure.
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PAC resists naming donors after pro-Kobach ads in Kansas
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KNSS News
January 03, 2020 - 5:23 am
A PAC that sponsored ads promoting conservative Republican Kris Kobach during his failed 2018 run for Kansas governor says it isn't legally required to disclose its donors to the public. The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission has given Per Aspera Policy until Jan. 15 to file public reports on...
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KNSS News
November 05, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Voters across Kansas are heading to the polls today to choose city and school district leadership. In Sedgwick County, the polls opened at 6 a.m. Those who voted this morning tell KSN News they were able to get through the whole process in less than five minutes. Depending on where you live, you...
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Steve McIntosh
November 04, 2019 - 10:41 am
Tuesday is local election day in south central Kansas. Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman tells KNSS News she has seen a "significant uptick" in advance voting, but doesn't know if that will translate into voter turnout higher than the 16% she expects. Lehman says the race for...
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Steve McIntosh
November 04, 2019 - 10:29 am
Tuesday Wichita voters will elect a mayor. Incumbent Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News it's been a tough campaign and he's glad it's over. He says this has been "the absolute craziest election ever". Longwell faces Brandon Whipple at the polls ... with a strong write-in campaign for Lyndy Wells...
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