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Postcards, Shoe Leather Factor in Kansas Elections

A deceptive political postcard used to attack the former president of the Kansas Senate, Steve Morris. Morris, a Republican from Hugoton, lost his bid for re-election.

In the summertime, the word “postcards” may evoke charming images of scenic vacation spots. But for candidates in the heat of the Kansas campaign season, postcards can be a threat, sent by an opponent to voters’ mailboxes, depicting skeletons in the closet or… ugly half-truths. As part of our Kansas elections project, Amy Jeffries reports.

Amy Jeffries is a reporter for KCUR, which is a partner with Kansas Public Radio in a statewide collaboration covering elections in Kansas. You can find more Kansas political coverage on Twitter and Facebook by using the hashtag #KS2016. 


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