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How Secure Are Voting Systems In Kansas And Missouri?

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A woman casts her vote using an electronic voting machine.
Stephen Koranda
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Kansas News Service
President Trump’s recent rhetoric has some people questioning the security of the November vote.

President Trump has been talking about the possibility of a fraudulent election, particularly if a lot of Americans vote by mail. Experts say there’s no evidence to support the claim.

We asked one political science professor, who’s teaching an elections security class, how safe the vote counts really are.

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