WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE)- A Wichita Political Science expert says the days leading up to the August 2 primary in Kansas could seem busy with a constitutional amendment pertaining to abortion rights on the ballot.

 A yes vote on the constitutional amendment house Republicans named 'Value Them Both' would amend the Kansas constitution to give lawmakers the power to regulate abortion rights in Kansas. A no vote would not amend the constitution.

"I would expect this is going to be the most attention and conflict in Kansas we're going to have in modern times," said Wichita State Political Science professor Dr. Neal Allen.

Allen said both sides of the issue have been aggressively advocating for their position. He said that while the yes side was initially seen as the most likely outcome in the election, the no side has also been putting up a fight.

"The few days before an election may look chaotic," said Allen. "The yes side has a simpler and clearer goal in the next few days, but the no side is so much stronger than frankly most of us expected."

The first public poll for the Kansas constitutional amendment on abortion shows a close race and exposes other ideological divides over reproductive rights. As things stand in the Co/efficient poll shared with FiveThirtyEight, 47 percent of the more than 1,500 voters sampled support the so-called “Value Them Both” amendment, and 43 percent are against it. The remaining 10 percent are undecided.

Voters ages 18 to 34 strongly oppose the amendment, with 75 percent against it, and Kansans ages 35 to 44 also opposed it. Those ages 45 and up all supported the amendment with 50-52 percent support.

Both sides have been using phone banks, text messaging services, canvasing, advertising and even protests to get Kansans attention. It's a lot of noise that Allen said could be overwhelming to people, especially leading up to the final tally of that vote.

KAKE News asked both sides of the issue if they plan on easing up their efforts in the coming days to reach voters.

"We are really pushing it as hard as we can," said spokeswoman for Kansans for Constitutional Freedom Ashley All. "Our volunteers really have come through in the last several weeks and they are ready to get out in their local communities."

KAKE News also reached out to the Value Them Both Coalition, of which did not immediately return our request for comment on their efforts.

Allen said that regardless of where Kansans stand, the issue should serve as a spark to get them out to vote regardless of what's on the ballot.

"We as Kansas citizens get to be at the epicenter of both abortion politics and national politics in general," said Allen.