4.Nov, 2016 Comments Off on Kobach Lacks Authority to Create Two-Tier Registration System

Kobach Lacks Authority to Create Two-Tier Registration System

The latest in the saga of litigation regarding Kansas’ proof of citizenship requirement for registering to vote was issued today by a Kansas state court in Brown v. Kobach.  The court found that Secretary of State Kris Kobach lacked the authority to establish a two-tier voter registration system, in response…

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Kansas Prosecutes Double Voting

  Under new authority to prosecute election crimes, Kansas is prosecuting a man accused of voting in both Kansas and Colorado.

Election Assistance Commission Allows Kansas and Georgia to Require Proof of Citizenship

  On January 29, the Election Assistance Commission sent letters to the Georgia Secretary of State, Brian Kemp, and Kansas Election Director, Bryan Caskey, allowing them to require proof of citizenship with federal postcard voter registrations in an effort to comply with the laws in their respective states.

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Court Strikes Down Two-Tier Voter Registration in Kansas

  On Friday, January 15, a Kansas state court struck down Kansas’ two-tier voter registration system.  Prior to the ruling, Kansas had only allowed those who registered using a federal voter registration form to vote in federal elections, as the form does not meet the proof-of-citizenship requirements for registration under Kansas law….