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Voters head to polls for unusual Saturday election

A steady stream of voters went to the Whole Person at 37th and Main streets on Saturday to vote for a board of directors for the newly expanded Kansas City streetcar district. Some voters said Saturday was a more convenient day to vote than the normal Tuesday, but turnout was still expected to be light.

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Voters head to polls for unusual Saturday election

A steady stream of voters went to the Whole Person at 37th and Main streets on Saturday to vote for a board of directors for the newly expanded Kansas City streetcar district. Some voters said Saturday was a more convenient day to vote than the normal Tuesday, but turnout was still expected to be light.
Tammy Ljungblad and Lynn Horsley The Kansas City Star
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