Kansas City Mayor Turned Away From Polling Place After Recording Video on the Importance of Voting

Nicole Rojas
Mar 12, 2020 - 8:00

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas never thought he would be turned away from a polling place when he tried to cast a vote in Missouri’s primary on March 10. But that’s exactly what happened. 

Lucas revealed on Twitter that he was told he “wasn’t in the system” at a polling location he had used countless times, including four times to vote for himself. The mayor said the incident occurred shortly after he shot a video that touched on the importance of voting and encouraged voters to cast their votes. 

“I made a video this morning about the importance of voting and then got turned away because I wasn’t in the system even though I’ve voted...

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