Kris Kobach

January 30, 2019 - 7:15 pm
The Kansas attorney general says the state has dropped former Secretary of State Kris Kobach's appeal of a contempt order arising from a lawsuit over a proof-of-citizenship law. Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Tuesday that the state dropped the appeal after the American Civil Liberties...
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January 30, 2019 - 2:31 am
Kansas' attorney general says his office has negotiated an agreement for the secretary of state's office to pay $20,000 over former Secretary Kris Kobach's conduct in a federal voting-rights lawsuit. Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Tuesday that the payment will offset attorney fees and expenses...
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January 19, 2019 - 12:45 am
Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has told a federal judge he's completed extra legal education that she required of him as a sanction in a voting rights lawsuit. Kobach filed documents Friday in federal court showing he finished a six-hour course called "Civil Trial: Everything You Need...
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January 14, 2019 - 7:50 pm
A grand jury process to investigate former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will begin next week in Douglas County. District Court Judge Kay Huff said she anticipates selecting the jury and calling the first witness on Tuesday. The grand jury is being called after a successful citizen petition...
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December 12, 2018 - 9:03 pm
An eastern Nebraska city will retain former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to defend its immigration ordinance. Fremont's City Council unanimously approved its annual agreement with Kobach on Tuesday. Since 2010, the city has paid Kobach a total of $101,817.29. Kobach earned more than $800,...
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December 07, 2018 - 9:01 pm
Outgoing Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach worries fraud might have tainted a North Carolina congressional race that a fellow Republican appeared to have narrowly won. The Washington Post reports that Kobach said during an interview that his concerns are "based on what I have read" about the...
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December 07, 2018 - 1:56 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach worries fraud might have tainted a North Carolina congressional race that a fellow Republican appeared to have narrowly won. The Washington Post reports that Kobach said during an interview that his concerns are "based on what I have read" about the race...
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November 30, 2018 - 2:14 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he has talked to President Donald Trump by phone since losing the governor's race but is declining to provide further details. Kobach told reporters Friday that he's not "out looking for random federal jobs" but said if Trump offered him a position, "That'...
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DREAMSTIME
November 23, 2018 - 11:32 am
When iconic Dodge City, once the home to Wild West gunslingers and buffalo hunters, faced a lawsuit before the midterm elections for moving its sole polling place outside city limits, its top elections official turned to a hired legal gun to battle charges of voter suppression. Ford County Clerk...
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DREAMSTIME
November 22, 2018 - 8:32 am
Two groups of local Democratic activists are meeting next week to fill the Kansas Senate seats previously held by Gov.-elect Laura Kelly and Lt. Gov.-elect Lynn Rogers. Precinct committee members of Kelly's former Topeka-area district are scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Topeka public...
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