Kris Kobach

Dreamstime
June 02, 2018 - 9:26 pm
Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach rode in a parade on a jeep with a large replica gun mounted on it. That prompted criticism on social media that the display was inappropriate, especially with so many school shootings happening lately. According to the Kansas City Star, many...
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May 31, 2018 - 8:35 pm
A Republican candidate for Kansas governor who has advised President Donald Trump is attacking a state law that helps young people living in the U.S. illegally go to state colleges, appealing to his party's conservative base in a tough GOP primary race. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach tweeted...
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Sipa USA
May 23, 2018 - 5:23 am
A federal appeals court has dismissed the appeal filed by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach over the finding that he violated a court order to fully register some voters. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Judge Julie Robinson's order holding Kobach in contempt is not yet...
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SIPA / USA TODAY
May 07, 2018 - 10:39 pm
The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge on Monday to order Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to pay more than $50,000 in attorney fees and other damages as punishment for violating a court order to fully register some voters. Its filing comes in the wake of last month's ruling...
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April 18, 2018 - 5:19 pm
A federal judge says Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated her order that some voters were eligible to cast a ballot while a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring proof of U.S. citizenship worked its way through the courts. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson found Kobach in contempt of...
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Dreamstime
March 24, 2018 - 6:04 pm
If Democrat Carl Brewer were Kansas governor, lawmakers might be discussing legalizing marijuana to raise extra money for public schools as they struggle to agree on a plan for satisfying a state Supreme Court mandate on education funding. Some major candidates for governor, like former Wichita...
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Dreamstime
March 21, 2018 - 11:08 am
Kris Kobach has picked Wichita businessman and former Republican rival Wink Hartman as his running mate in his campaign for Kansas governor. The secretary of state announced Hartman's selection Wednesday as he kicked off a four-city bus tour in Topeka. Kobach said as lieutenant governor, Hartman...
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SIPA USA
March 21, 2018 - 4:34 am
A federal judge criticized Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach for ignoring her order to notify thousands of Kansas citizens that they were eligible to vote while litigation over a state voting law is underway. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson criticized Kobach Tuesday during a hearing to...
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SIPA USA
March 20, 2018 - 5:15 am
After seven often contentious days, testimony has ended in a federal bench trial challenging a Kansas voter registration law. During closing arguments Monday, Dale Ho, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, argued that the thousands of noncitizens who Secretary of State Kris Kobach...
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Dreamstime
March 13, 2018 - 5:17 pm
An expert witness for Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a trial over Kansas' voter registration law said Tuesday that he couldn't support Kobach's claim that more than 3 million noncitizens voted in the 2016 presidential election. Jesse Richman, an associate professor of political science at Old...
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