The organization of Kansas county election officers told legislators they opposed a Republican-sponsored bill that would prohibit counties from continuing the practice of mailing unsolicited advance ballot applications to registered voters.
The Kansas Supreme Court has revived a challenge to a state law that caused advocacy groups to cancel voter registration drives.
Kansas AG Kris Kobach made his case Friday that voting rights should not be given the same protection as other constitutional rights, hoping to sway the court over to his side in the latest twist of a long-lasting legal battle over 2021 election laws.
Candidates running for Lawrence City Commission on Saturday shared their views on community oversight of police, how to engage marginalized people and more during the final forum of this election cycle.
Kylie Forney spent her whole life training to play collegiate softball, a dream deferred by a year because of a shoulder injury easily avoided with better attention for women in athletics.
Melissa Stiehler remembers her experience as the first girl to come out at her high school, back in 2006, at the height of “don’t ask, don’t tell.”
“It was incredibly lonely,” Stiehler said. “I started LGBT activism at that point in time, basically, to make other gay friends, so I knew I wasn’t alone.”
Kansas Supreme Court justices raised concerns Wednesday about the “chilling” effect a 2021 law could have on League of Women Voters volunteers and others who participate in voter registration drives.
Kansas organizations will present two educational events this Sunday in hopes of spreading awareness around voting rights and laws.
With just more than five weeks until the Aug. 2 election, these four student-activists and leaders have been mobilizing across the state. Meet Rija Nazir, Chloe Chaffin, Donnavan Dillon and Adriana Cazares.
A judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of 2021 election mandates passed by the Kansas Legislature. Voter rights groups have filed an appeal.
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