Kris Kobach http://hppr.org en Judge orders federal commission to add Kansas and Arizona voting requirements http://hppr.org/post/judge-orders-federal-commission-add-kansas-and-arizona-voting-requirements <p></p><p>A Wichita judge ordered the Election Assistance Commission to enforce Kansas and Arizona laws requiring additional documents to prove citizenship for new voters <a href="http://www.kansas.com/2014/03/19/3354746/kansas-arizona-prevail-in-voter.html">reported the Wichita Eagle</a>.</p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:00:04 +0000 Cindee Talley 29372 at http://hppr.org Judge orders federal commission to add Kansas and Arizona voting requirements Kobach Voter Registration Update: Kansas Birth Certificate Comparison Reduces Number of Ineligible http://hppr.org/post/kobach-voter-registration-update-kansas-birth-certificate-comparison-reduces-number-ineligible <p></p><p>Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach recently said comparing voter registration applications against Kansas birth certificates reduced the backlog of registrants whose voting rights are on hold because they don’t meet the new proof of citizenship requirement <a href="http://www.kansas.com/2014/01/22/3243061/kobach-birth-records-scan-helps.html">according to the Wichita Eagle</a>.</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:00:04 +0000 Cindee Talley 27130 at http://hppr.org Kobach Voter Registration Update: Kansas Birth Certificate Comparison Reduces Number of Ineligible Kobach Leads The Fundraising Race for Kansas Secretary of State http://hppr.org/post/kobach-leads-fundraising-race-kansas-secretary-state <p></p><p>Campaign finance records show Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has fundraised more than twice the amount of Democratic challenger Jean Schodorf <a href="http://www.kansas.com/2014/01/20/3238727/kobach-raises-96k-in-kan-secretary.html">according to the Wichita Eagle</a>.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 06:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 27027 at http://hppr.org Kobach Leads The Fundraising Race for Kansas Secretary of State Watch out Kobach, Schodorf’s in the Race http://hppr.org/post/watch-out-kobach-schodorf-s-race <p></p><p>The office of state secretary is usually a quiet position, operating under the theory that no publicity is good. &nbsp;Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach has turned that philosophy on its ear. &nbsp;Kobach is the outspoken lightning rod that has worked to reform voter registration in Kansas, and helped Arizona and Alabama write laws to crack down on illegal immigration <a href="http://www.kansas.com/2013/12/23/3193707/kansas-secretary-of-state-race.html">reported Brad Cooper for the Kansas City Star</a>. &nbsp;That’s gotten him national attention.</p><p> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 06:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 25987 at http://hppr.org Watch out Kobach, Schodorf’s in the Race Kansas Attorney General Says Guns Are Allowed in Some Polling Places http://hppr.org/post/kansas-attorney-general-says-guns-are-allowed-some-polling-places <p></p><p>Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt recently advised state election officials that guns will have to be allowed in some polling places, but can be banned in others <strong><a href="http://www.kansas.com/2013/11/27/3145941/kan-ag-issues-opinion-on-guns.html">reported Dion Lefler for the Wichita Eagle.</a></strong></p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 06:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 25107 at http://hppr.org Kansas Attorney General Says Guns Are Allowed in Some Polling Places State or Federal Government: Who Defines Voting Requirements? The Legal Posturing Continues http://hppr.org/post/state-or-federal-government-who-defines-voting-requirements-legal-posturing-continues <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Kansas</strong><strong> and Arizona</strong></p><p>Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State, and Ken Bennett, Arizona Secretary of State, are joining forces to save laws requiring proof of citizenship when registering to vote reported the <strong><a href="http://www.kansas.com/2013/08/21/v-print/2955342/kansas-and-arizona-sue-federal.html">Wichita Eagle</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 05:00:04 +0000 Cindee Talley 20756 at http://hppr.org State or Federal Government: Who Defines Voting Requirements? The Legal Posturing Continues Will Kansas Move to a Two-Class System for Voters? http://hppr.org/post/will-kansas-move-two-class-system-voters <p></p><p>As legislators gather this fall to rewrite the Hard 50 sentencing law, Wichita Democrats may try to amend the proof-of-citizenship voter registration law according to a recent article in the <strong><a href="http://www.kansas.com/2013/07/30/2915592/kansas-democrats-want-to-take.html">Wichita Eagle</a></strong>.</p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 05:00:04 +0000 Cindee Talley 19636 at http://hppr.org Will Kansas Move to a Two-Class System for Voters?