Sherman Smith

Sherman Smith

Sherman Smith is editor the Kansas Reflector, a States Newsroom publication.

Kansas voters defeat abortion amendment in unexpected landslide

By: and - August 3, 2022

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS — Kansas voters in a landslide Tuesday defeated a constitutional amendment that would have stripped residents of abortion rights, defying polling and political observers who expected a close result. The ballot measure was failing by a 60-40 margin late Tuesday after voters responded to an intense and costly campaign marked by dubious claims by amendment […]

Clark County voting signs

Voter fraud myth persists despite constant failure to prove claims

By: - October 6, 2020

“Not only have plaintiffs failed to allege a substantial risk of voter fraud, the State of Nevada has its own mechanisms for deterring and prosecuting voter fraud.” That was the ruling of a federal judge while dismissing the lawsuit Donald Trump’s campaign filed against the state, a suit charging the state’s law to mail ballots […]