Anita Parsa

Anita Parsa

Anita Parsa is a Royals baseball fan and "accidental" election security activist. She lives in Mission Hills, Kansas.


30 states use this technology against voter fraud — so should Kansas and the other 19

By: - October 8, 2020

As the opening to “The Six Million Dollar Man” said: “We have the technology.” Despite some politicians’ breathless but baseless claims about voter fraud, election officials in the United States actually have a sophisticated system to prevent it. Voter fraud is rare in part because election officials do a pretty good job of removing opportunities […]


A huge majority of Kansans support some access to abortion — this is not an extremist position

By: - September 30, 2020

I’m no extremist. I am among the 86% of Kansans and 88% of Americans who do not believe abortion should be illegal in every circumstance. These percentages aren’t from an organization like Planned Parenthood — they’re from a Fox News survey in 2018. Even among people who share my Catholic heritage, 78% do not believe […]


Kansans should reject the myth of voter fraud once and for all

By: - September 17, 2020

I am the most unlikely of voting rights activists. I had never voted in a midterm before 2018, I’ve never been affiliated with a party, and up until a few years ago I couldn’t have told you the name of my state representative or senator. Knowing what I now know, I am ashamed of this […]


Privacy concerns surrounding pale in comparison to Kobach’s Crosscheck

By: - August 5, 2020

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Mission Hills resident Anita Parsa is an election security activist. In January 2018, working with Rep. Brett Parker (D-Overland Park), I approached members of the Kansas […]