The Kansas Caucus and the Youth Vote

From the John W. Carlin and Civic Leadership: “The caucuses last Saturday in Kansas provided some very interesting results in both parties. The numbers and the enthusiasm were particularly strong, giving a couple of candidates a clear boost not only in delegate numbers but additional national attention that can influence…

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5 lessons from Saturday’s Kansas caucuses

An editorial from The Lawrence Journal-World: “After Saturday’s caucuses and primaries in Kansas and a few other states, major national news organizations had almost instantaneous analysis, some of which was pretty good.” “On the Republican side, Sen. Ted Cruz, who won Kansas by more than a two-to-one margin, clearly emerged…

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Douglas County voters turn out in droves

From The Lawrence Journal-World: “A big turnout in Douglas County for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders helped push him over the top in the Kansas Democratic caucuses on Saturday, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won both the local Republican caucuses and the statewide GOP vote.” “Both Sanders and Cruz took Kansas…

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Decoding the Kansas Caucus

From KMUW Wichita: “Kansas hasn’t held a presidential primary election since 1992. State officials say the estimated $2 million price tag is just too high. Instead, Republicans and Democrats across the state gather in convention centers, schools and churches for caucuses. Ahead of the March 5 caucuses, KMUW’s Sean Sandefur explains…

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Previewing the Kansas Caucus

From Iowa Starting Line: “With the South Carolina primary complete, the first four primary and caucus states are finally done for Democrats. Now eyes turn to the Super Tuesday states, but a collection of contests a few days later on March 5th could mark a Bernie Sanders comeback or solidify…

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Understanding the Kansas Caucus

From KPR: “Kansas hasn’t held a presidential primary election since 1992. State officials say the estimated $2 million price tag is just too expensive. Instead, Republicans and Democrats across the state gather in convention centers, schools and churches for caucuses. KMUW’s Sean Sandefur explains how this complicated system works.” Listen…

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