Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach’s proposals

Roxana Hegeman, correspondent, Wichita, and Jeff McMurray, newsperson, Chicago, for using election records to show that Secretary of State Kris Kobach of Kansas presided over a 2016 vote that threw out three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state. Kobach now is co-chair of a Trump electoral commission that critics fear will make it harder for eligible voters to vote.

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