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Lisa Weakley, President
Charlotte Van Wormer, Vice President

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Stories from Around the State

The League of Women Voters board president Dr. Deborah Turner issued this statement on the passing of Senator Bob Dole.

A federal court ruled that a former US Election Assistance Commission official violated federal law in 2016 when he allowed three states – Alabama, Georgia, and Kansas – to require documentary proof of citizenship on the federal voter registration form.

The League of Women Voters of Kansas filed a motion for preliminary injunction, asking the Court to bar the state from enforcing its newly enacted “Voter Education Restriction.”

Today, the League of Women Voters of Kansas filed a lawsuit challenging newly enacted voting laws in Kansas that will make it more difficult for Kansans to vote. House Bill 2183 and House Bill 2332 violate the Kansas Constitution by interfering with Kansans’ voting, due process and free speech and association rights.

  Afederal appeals court panel ruled in the League of Women Voters of Kansas case, Fish v. Schwab (previously Fish v. Kobach), that Kansas voters do not need to provide proof of citizenship when registering to vote.