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Kansas And Missouri Are Seeing Their Fair Share Of Election Lawsuits

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Election lawsuits brought before the Supreme Court of Missouri have included cases on absentee voting.

Legal contests underway in Kansas and Missouri are likely continue well past Election Day.

A number of cases have gone to the Missouri Supreme Court already, most tied to absentee ballots and mail-in ballots. The states will likely see additional cases in the days ahead. Lauren Bonds with the ACLU of Kansas said the Republican Party is intervening more in voting rights lawsuits and challenging expansions to the right to vote.

  • Lauren Bonds, legal director at ACLU of Kansas
  • Beth Vonnahme, associate dean at UMKC, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and associate professor of political science
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