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voting requirements

Hutchinson News

If you live in Kansas and you’re planning to switch your party affiliation and vote in the August 2nd primary election, you’d better hurry. The Hutchinson News reports that the deadline for Kansas voters to change political party affiliation comes earlier than ever this year. Those who wish to switch must do so before noon on Wednesday, June 1.

Todd Wiseman / Texas Tribune

In regional news, a controversial Texas law is getting another look from a federal court, reports The Texas Tribune. The case involves a law requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polling place. Six months ago a three-judge appeals court panel ruled the law violated the Voting Rights Act. Now the full U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals plans to take up the case.

New polling locations in the Oklahoma Panhandle

Sep 10, 2014
blogoklahoma.us

Secretary of the Texas County Election Board, Glenda L. Williams, announced there are new polling locations for Texas County, Oklahoma.

dyn.politico.com

  Kansas and Arizona

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 Wichita Eagle