More than 4,000 people turned out to make their vote count for the Aug. 2 Primary Election.

Kansas voters statewide defeated the Value Them Both Amendment that would allow legislators to determine abortion restrictions by about 63 percent, throughout Atchison the measure garnered more positive than negative votes.

The unofficial count for Atchison County was 2,472 yes votes in comparison to 2,449 no votes. The Yes votes prevailed in East Second, East Third, Benton, Center, Grasshopper, Kapioma, Huron, Mt. Pleasant, and Shannon precincts.

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