“Kobach to Push ‘English Proficiency’ Test for Voting”

AP: Fresh off his victory against the federal government in a case involving Kansas and Arizona’s demand that voters using federal voter registration forms provide documentary proof of citizenship before voting, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach announced a new … Continue reading

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“Foxes, Henhouses, and Commissions: Assessing the Nonpartisan Model in Election Administration, Redistricting, and Campaign Finance”

The UC Irvine Law Review has just posted the papers from a symposium I organized a year ago September.  Here is the full set of excellent papers, which follow my (less excellent) Introduction. Volume 3: Issue No. 3 • August 2013 … Continue reading

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Big News from Federal Court: Republican States May Soon Demand Proof of Citizenship for Voting in Federal Elections

Today a federal court decided Kobach v. United States Election Assistance Commission.The upshot of this opinion, if it stands on appeal, is that states with Republican legislatures and/or Republican chief election officials are likely to require documentary proof of citizenship … Continue reading

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