Judge Strikes Down Kansas Proof-of-Citizenship Voter ID Laws

HeadlineJun 19, 2018
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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach needs more legal education—that’s according to a federal judge who struck down Kansas’s discriminatory voter ID laws and ordered their architect, Secretary of State Kris Kobach, to take six hours of legal classes. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson ruled Kansas’s law requiring voters show proof of citizenship prevented tens of thousands of eligible citizens from registering to vote. Kobach led the Trump administration’s so-called voter fraud commission and is a key architect of the GOP’s voter suppression efforts nationwide.

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