Time has come for mail-in elections

It is unconscionable to put broad swaths of the public at risk on Election Day by requiring them to congregate at polling places.



April 15, 2020 - 10:58 AM

Voters drop off their presidential primary mail-in ballots at a drop box at King County Elections in Renton, Wash. on March 10, 2020. Photo by Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images/TNS

Kansas leaders, the time has come.

Our state needs to switch to a mail-in election system, for primary and general elections.

That’s a sweeping statement, we understand. But the reasons are compelling and deserve to be heard and understood now, rather than later. If at all possible, the system should be changed this year, so voters are able to make their voices heard from the safety of their own homes.

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