By Sherman Smith, Topeka Capital-Journal
 
A Johnson County District Court judge ruled Thursday in favor of a voting rights advocate seeking records about hundreds of ballots that were tossed in the August primary.
 
Lauren Bonds, interim executive director for ACLU Kansas, said people should know whether their vote counted.
 
“The district court’s ruling is a win for democracy and transparency,” Bonds said. “Voting rights advocates now have the information they need to ensure election integrity and help provisional voters make sure their ballots count.”
 

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