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NBC News
Do voter purges discriminate against the poor and minorities?Editor's Note: This report is part of a project on voting rights in America pro
Do voter purges discriminate against the poor and minorities?
NBC News / Posted yesterday
Editor's Note: This report is part of a project on voting rights in America produced by the Carnegie-Knight News21 program. SPARTA, Ga. - The cleansing of America's voter registration rolls occurs every two years and has become a legal battleground... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
FOX Carolina / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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ABC Montana
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WALB Albany
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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Salon.com
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for “minimal information” when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for “minimal information” when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn’t allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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Daily Herald
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiponly be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
only be asked for "minimal information" when registering to vote, allowing them to simply affirm they are citizens. The ACLU claims the law intended to increase registration doesn't allow states to ask applicants for extra documents. It also... Read more
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NBC News
California aims to increase community voices through voting districtsEditor's Note: This report is part of a project on voting rights in America pro
California aims to increase community voices through voting districts
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Editor's Note: This report is part of a project on voting rights in America produced by the Carnegie-Knight News21 program. MADERA, Calif. — Ed Gonzales has seen his city's demographics shift since he started working as a teacher here in... Read more
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NBC News
California Law Seeks to Amplify Community Voices Through Voting DistrictsEditor's Note: This report is part of a project on voting rights in America pro
California Law Seeks to Amplify Community Voices Through Voting Districts
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Editor's Note: This report is part of a project on voting rights in America produced by the Carnegie-Knight News21 program. MADERA, Calif. — Ed Gonzales has seen his city's demographics shift since he started working as a teacher here in... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Nationally New Laws Force Voters to Navigate Maze of Requirements - Nationally New Laws Force Voters to Navigate Maze of Requirements by Emily L. Mahoney/News21 The Texas Tribune Aug. 20 2016 CINCINNATI – With the presidential election less than t...– With the presidential election less than three months away, millions of Ameri
Nationally New Laws Force Voters to Navigate Maze of Requirements - Nationally New Laws Force Voters to Navigate Maze of Requirements by Emily L. Mahoney/News21 The Texas Tribune Aug. 20 2016 CINCINNATI – With the presidential election less than t...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
– With the presidential election less than three months away, millions of Americans will be navigating new requirements for voting – if they can vote at all – as their state leaders implement dozens of new restrictions that could make it more... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Judge orders all votes by federal registrants to be counted in Kansas primaryserves as the state's chief elections officer, had sought to limit participatio
Judge orders all votes by federal registrants to be counted in Kansas primary
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
serves as the state's chief elections officer, had sought to limit participation of federal-form registrants exclusively to voting in federal contests. Kobach didn't think they should be able to have a voice in state legislative or county commission... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina's Restrictive Voting LawRICHMOND, Va. - A federal appeals court today struck down North Carolina's rest
Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina's Restrictive Voting Law
CommonDreams.org / Posted 27 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. - A federal appeals court today struck down North Carolina's restrictive omnibus voting law in a sweeping victory for voting rights. The ruling blocks voter ID and restores preregistration, a week of early voting, same-day registration,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Democratic candidate seeks grand jury to investigate Kobachproof of citizenship, are to be allowed by the secretary of state to vote in al
Democratic candidate seeks grand jury to investigate Kobach
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
proof of citizenship, are to be allowed by the secretary of state to vote in all local, state and federal elections. The ACLU sought a court order halting the dual system for the August primary and November general elections so voters would be... Read more
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