Where’s the beef in voter fraud claims?

The bigger problem here is not that a vocal minority mistrusts our elections. It’s that the politics industry feeds that mistrust intentionally and strategically, with no regard for its bigger consequences.

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Opinion

February 26, 2021 - 11:33 AM

I recently wrote a column discussing how baseless claims of widespread and systematic voter fraud hurt democracy in Kansas.  

Readers statewide sent me thoughtful feedback. Some was positive, like the Republican county clerk who thanked me for defending local election officials. I want to engage here, though, with common themes from the negative feedback. 

Patrick Miller

One theme: Kansans don’t trust our elections. 

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