Kris Kobach

White man in black suit with grey patterned tie and white shirt in front of blurry green-and-white background

5 Reasons Why Kris Kobach Shouldn't Lead Trump's Voter Fraud Investigations [OPINION]

The Kansas secretary of state helped create President Trump's border policy and supports voter ID measures. Now, he has a seat on the president's new voter fraud investigation commission.

Scott Walker's face with blurry brown background

Federal Court Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law

The ACLU argued that the law prevents poor people of color from voting.

Kansas Officials Call Error-Ridden Spanish-Language Voting Guides 'An Administrative Error'

The original Spanish-language guides contained an incorrect voter registration deadline and did not tell voters that they can use a passport as acceptable photo ID. 

Kris Kobach, in for Political Comeuppance?

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, with his penchant for hardline anti-immigration policy and reputation for picking, and winning, fights against the invented bogeyman of voter fraud, is in an unexpectedly heated race for re-election against Democratic challenger and former state Sen. Jean Schodorf.

A Case Study in How Kris Kobach's Cabal Aims to Remake Election Law

The battle unfolding in Michigan this week illustrates how a 15-state consortium of rightwing elections officials--who are willing to say anything to advance the voter fraud meme--plan to dismantle voting rights.

Latinos Accused of Voter Fraud Feeling the Willie Horton Ill Effect

What we can see so far is that Republicans are ramming photo voter ID laws down states' throats by drumming up fake scares about "voter fraud" caused by "illegal aliens" who are terrorizing the polls by voting and cancelling out the votes of legitimate voters. It's all bunkum, but plenty of campign mileage miles are racking up off this racket by Republicans

Kris Kobach and the Connection Between Restrictive Voting and Immigration Laws

An avowed leader of the anti-immigrant agenda is skipping his job--educating his state's voters about new voting procedures--to work with groups around the country who want to make obtaining an ID an even thornier process for immigrants.

For Hazleton, Pa., Anti-Immigrant Hate Don't Come Cheap

Despite looming debt, town leaders say they're moving forward with legal challenges.