Johnson County among 9 Kansas counties doing abortion vote recount after activists raise funds

In Johnson County, the Value Them Both amendment was defeated with nearly 69% of voters here voting against it. File photo.

By Tim Carpenter

Anti-abortion activists incredulous about defeat of a Kansas constitutional amendment Monday dropped plans for a statewide recount of votes but were able to earmark $119,600 for a ballot-by-ballot partial review in populous Sedgwick, Johnson, Shawnee and Douglas counties and five others.