The Daily Signal: Noncitizen Voting Case Pits Justice Department Against States That Require Proof of Citizenship

March 15, 2016

The free-for-all boxing match among the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), the League of Women Voters, the NAACP, Kansas, and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) resumed on Wednesday, March 9.

 

They’re tussling over the right of states to require proof of citizenship from people using the federal voter registration form.

 

Federal Voter Registration

 

In Courtroom 18 of the D.C. federal courthouse, Judge Richard Leon presided over a sometimes contentious hearing on the plaintiffs’ request for a preliminary injunction that would rescind the Election Assistance Commission’s change of the instructions on the federal voter registration form to accommodate a request by Kansas. The Sunflower State wants the form to note that Kansans wishing to register must meet a proof of citizenship requirement. … Read the full story by Hans von Spakovsky.

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