Tuesday’s exercise of the right and responsibility to vote will bring welcome relief, shutting up the politicians and their commercials and robocalls at least for a while. But voting is much more than a mute button: It is a powerful and singular act of citizenship that many have died defending.
Many voters will be understandably tempted to skip the election because of a scarcity of contested primaries. But what Kansas Republicans do in the U.S. Senate primary and 4th Congressional District will have national implications. Because no Democrats filed in one Sedgwick County District Court race and three area Kansas House districts, Republicans alone will decide those contests Tuesday for all voters.
This Election Day stands out for some other reasons:article advised
Thanks to those who’ve already made their choices via early voting. The rest of us have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to have our say.
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