Secretary of State Scott Schwab said he won't reappoint the Sedgwick County elections commissioner to a new term due to violations of security rules designed to protect integrity of the state's voter registration system. (Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector)
Secretary of State Schwab defends decision to oust Sedgwick County election commissioner for violating voter database security protocol.

The nation faces a historic election Nov. 3 in the throes of a pandemic that has claimed more than 200,000 U.S. lives, widespread protests against racism and unprecedented economic devastation. It follows years of voting law changes and challenges as well as a misinformation campaign to undermine confidence in the election. States Newsroom’s collective of independent news outlets collaborated to present a sweeping picture of voter access and barriers to the ballot. We invite you to read our five-day series from across the network, publishing Oct. 5-9.

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