Kris Kobach

Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File
August 02, 2018 - 4:43 am
A federal judge has imposed sanctions of more than $26,000 as punishment against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach for his "contemptuous behavior" during a voting rights case that challenged the state's proof-of-citizenship registration law. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson found Kobach in...
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TNS
July 18, 2018 - 8:10 am
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has told Donald Trump Jr. at a fundraising event that he wants to do for Kansas what the president has done for the country's blue-collar workers. On Tuesday this week, the president's son attending a Wichita fundraiser for Kobach's campaign for governor after...
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KNSS News
July 14, 2018 - 2:38 pm
University of Kansas leaders say they will keep an altered U.S. flag on display in a school museum, despite demands from the governor and his top election rival to remove it from campus. The Capital-Journal reports that Chancellor Doug Girod and interim provost Carl Lejuez informed university...
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July 09, 2018 - 8:59 pm
A court filing asserts Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has complied with a court order finding the state's residents are not required to provide documentary proof of citizenship to register to vote. Kobach told U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson there are no longer any registrations in...
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Dreamstime
June 24, 2018 - 2:42 pm
More than 25,000 Kansans whose voter registration applications had been listed as incomplete for lack of proof-of-citizenship documents are being fully added to the voting rolls after a federal court decision last week finding that the requirement was unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Julie...
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Sipa USA
June 23, 2018 - 8:54 pm
About 175 people attended a fundraiser for conservative Republican Kris Kobach's campaign for Kansas governor with rocker and gun-rights provocateur Ted Nugent as dozens of people protested outside. Kobach and Nugent raffled off an AR-15 rifle during their event at a Kansas City-area community...
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KNSS News
June 23, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Illegal immigration is a key issue for Kansas Republicans as their primary contest for governor grows increasingly contentious. Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a hardliner who has advised President Donald Trump. He made potential state initiatives against illegal immigration an important theme...
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AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File
June 21, 2018 - 4:38 am
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor's pardon for an executive of a company that donated to Kobach and was among the sponsors of a fundraiser for him. Gov. Jeff Colyer denied the pardon request this week. Spokesman Kendall Marr said it was because the 2009 crime...
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Dreamstime
June 20, 2018 - 6:55 pm
It's been a busy week, according to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. He’s making national headlines again and not in a good way: this time over his voter citizenship law which was struck down by a federal judge because there was insufficient evidence. Kobach believes the decision is extreme,...
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June 18, 2018 - 11:39 pm
A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest setback for Kansas...
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