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Analysis & Results Of The Primary Elections In Kansas And Missouri

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Carlos Moreno
KCUR 89.3
Tremain Davis, left, and his mother Vallire Davis, feed their ballots into scanners during early voting at the Wyandotte County Election Office in Kansas City, Kansas.

Races for U.S. Senate and House seats have clarified, some local and municipal contests have been decided, and Missouri voters give Medicaid expansion the nod.

A lot of people in the metro spent a part of their day yesterday casting ballots in primary elections. Many others had already cast ballots in advance. We reviewed and analyzed the results, and asked what they mean for November's general election.

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