Kansas Committee Slams Kris Kobach’s Registration Suppression Proposal, Another Romney Supported Voter Suppression Farce

Secretary of State Kris Kobach conceded Thursday that Kansas won’t require first-time voters to provide proof of their U.S. citizenship ahead of this year’s elections because the Senate’s top leader effectively killed the proposal.

Kobach, who pushed the proposal, declared it dead after Senate President Steve Morris assigned the legislation to a hostile committee. The House passed the bill Wednesday, and Kobach had hoped Morris would bypass a committee review, making an up-or-down vote possible in the Senate to determine whether the bill went to Gov. Sam Brownback….

Critics of the rule believe it will suppress voter turnout, particularly among poor, minority and elderly voters and college students.

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