Filing: 'Confidential' documents undercut voting fraud claim
June 22, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas election official is trying to hide materials that undercut his public claim that substantial numbers of noncitizens have registered to vote and that documentary proof-of-citizenship requirements are necessary to stop it, civil rights advocates contend in a court filing.
The American Civil Liberties Union obtained the materials as part of its federal civil lawsuit in Kansas challenging the state's voter registration law that requires people to submit citizenship documents such as a birth certificate, naturalization papers or U.S. passport.
It asked a federal...