Columnist Dave Helling writes: Some voters think their ballots are valuable no matter what the equations say. With just nine additional votes per precinct last November, Democratic challenger Paul Davis (right) would have defeated Republican Gov. Sam Brownback in Kansas. Davis probably considers those nine votes pretty important — or maybe not.
Columnist Dave Helling writes: Some voters think their ballots are valuable no matter what the equations say. With just nine additional votes per precinct last November, Democratic challenger Paul Davis (right) would have defeated Republican Gov. Sam Brownback in Kansas. Davis probably considers those nine votes pretty important — or maybe not. File photo by Travis Heying theying@wichitaeagle.com
Columnist Dave Helling writes: Some voters think their ballots are valuable no matter what the equations say. With just nine additional votes per precinct last November, Democratic challenger Paul Davis (right) would have defeated Republican Gov. Sam Brownback in Kansas. Davis probably considers those nine votes pretty important — or maybe not. File photo by Travis Heying theying@wichitaeagle.com

Dave Helling: Ballots have no value if voters don’t turn out

June 15, 2015 11:56 AM