New Kansas Lawsuit to Ease Voter Registration


By Richard Winger On February 18, some Kansas voters filed a new federal lawsuit to regain their status as registered voters. The case is being handled by the ACLU and seeks to be a class action lawsuit. It is Fish v Kobach, 2:16cv-2105. It is assigned to U.S. District Court Judge John W. Lundstrum, a Bush Sr. appointee.
Even though the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the federal law that provides a federal voter registration form, and even though that form does not ask applicants to attach proof of citizenship, Kansas will not register voters who use the federal form unless …read more