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Michael A Smith

Professor of Political Science, Emporia State University

Michael A. Smith is a Professor of Political Science. His teaching interests include state and local government, political philosophy, parties, campaigns and elections. Dr. Smith’s recent research focuses on state and local government, civic engagement and voting laws. His newest, co-authored book is Low Taxes and Small Government: Sam Brownback’s Great Experiment in Kansas (Lexington 2019), published with two ESU colleagues, Rob Grover and Rob Catlett. Dr. Smith served as an expert witness in the Bednasek v Kobach case (2018).

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More than $11 million has poured into the Kansas abortion vote, and that could drive turnout” in KCUR

State Expertise: Kan.
Speaks: English

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