A cold front is moving through the area, bringing widespread rain as well as much cooler temperatures and lower humidity behind it. The main line is continuing to push east-southeast.
The vote Monday marked the final action in the 2008 presidential election. McCain took Kansas on Nov. 4 with nearly 57 percent of the vote over Democrat Barack Obama.
The vote by the electors, picked by the Kansas Republican Party, really is more important than the popular vote.
That's because rather than directly voting for president, U.S. citizens actually vote for electors. Electors technically are free to vote for whomever they want, but in practice they generally for their party's candidates.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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