Thursday, September 05, 2013

GOP Lawmakers Do Not Hear Legislation That Could Allow 16,000 To Register To Vote

Kansas' fight over showing proof of citizenship in order to register to vote spilled into the state Legislature Tuesday, with Republican leaders denying a vote to ease the process.

Republican leaders in the state House of Representatives denied Rep. Jim Ward's (D-Wichita) amendment to a crime bill that would have allowed residents to sign an affidavit when they register saying they are citizens, a practice allowed nationally

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