TOPEKA – (August 9, 2018) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today issued the following statement in connection with the canvassing of votes from the primary election. The canvassing process, through which official vote tallies are determined, will begin next week and will be conducted county-by-county: “With only a handful of votes separating the two leading Republican candidates for governor after the initial tally, as well as other close races in parts of our state, Kansans have a heightened focus on the integrity and accuracy of the process of finalizing the vote counts from Tuesday’s primary election. It is vital that Kansans have full confidence that all lawful votes are accurately counted, and that only lawful votes are counted. To achieve...
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AG Derek Schmidt: Vote canvassing must be open, transparent throughout the state