voter registration http://hppr.org en 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 Politics: Do Texans Care? http://hppr.org/post/politics-do-texans-care <p></p><p>A recent study by the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at the University of Texas at Austin revealed that in 2010, Texas voters don’t vote. &nbsp;As a matter of fact, according to <strong><a href="http://amarillo.com/news/local-news/2013-10-20/study-texas-ranks-last-voter-turnout-close-last-registration">the Amarillo Globe-News</a></strong>, voter turnout in the state of Texas is the worst in the nation. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 23228 at http://hppr.org Politics: Do Texans Care? Colorado: The swing state at the frontier of social change http://hppr.org/post/colorado-swing-state-frontier-social-change <p></p><p>Politics are polarizing in traditionally moderate Colorado.&nbsp; Colorado has been a swing state for a long time with basically an even split between Democrats, Republicans, and the “unaffiliated.”&nbsp; However the divide is widening mostly due to the rightward drift of Republicans <strong><a href="http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21584344-swing-state-frontier-social-change-guns-gays-drugs-and-taxes-colorado">reported the Economist</a>.</strong></p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 05:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 21115 at http://hppr.org Colorado: The swing state at the frontier of social change