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Kansas Sued For Requiring Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote

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Kansas' Secretary of State Kris Kobach is listed as a defendant in the suit, as is Nick Jordan, the secretary of revenue for the state.

It comes days after a separate suit was filed by other voting rights groups challenging the surprise decision of a federal official to approve adding the proof-of-citizenship requirement to the federal voter registration form in Kansas, and in Georgia and Alabama.

Read the ACLU complaint below:

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