voter fraud http://kmuw.org en Kansas Voter Citizenship Law Finds New Opposition In Several Arizona Groups http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-voter-citizenship-law-finds-new-opposition-several-arizona-groups <p>Several Arizona groups want to join a lawsuit opposing efforts by Kansas and Arizona to force a federal agency to help the states' enforce their proof-of-citizenship rules for new voters.</p><p>A motion to intervene was filed Wednesday in federal court in Wichita by the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, the Arizona Advocacy Network, League of United Latin American Citizens of Arizona and Arizona state Senator Steve Gallardo.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:38:23 +0000 Associated Press 26285 at http://kmuw.org Group Seeks Repeal Of Kansas Voter Citizenship Law http://kmuw.org/post/group-seeks-repeal-kansas-voter-citizenship-law <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About 100 people from the Wichita-based voter advocacy group </span>KanVote<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> rallied at the State House Tuesday&nbsp;urging legislators to repeal the new voter law. But their effort immediately stalled.</span><br><br>The NAACP, the American Civil Liberties Union and Equality Kansas have also called publicly for the law's repeal.<br><br>More than 15,900 legal Kansas residents' voter registrations are "on hold" because they have yet to provide proper documents; until then, they can't legally vote.<br> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:32:55 +0000 Associated Press 22908 at http://kmuw.org Kobach Office Could Get Expanded Power Soon http://kmuw.org/post/kobach-office-could-get-expanded-power-soon <p>Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he is close to winning legislative approval for new power for his office to investigate and prosecute election fraud cases.&nbsp;<br><br>Secretary of State Kobach said Friday he's optimistic lawmakers will approve the bill when they reconvene this week to wrap up their business for the year.<br><br>The House and Senate have approved different versions of Kobach's bill, setting up negotiations over the final version. Lead House negotiator Lance Kinzer said Kobach's proposal is on track to pass.<br> Mon, 06 May 2013 10:57:25 +0000 Associated Press 16751 at http://kmuw.org