On Wednesday, Oct. 19, a federal judge denied a request to cease the use of electronic voting machines and drop boxes throughout Kansas ahead of the upcoming November elections.
On Thursday, Sept. 15, six voters filed a lawsuit against Gov. Laura Kelly (D), Secretary of State Scott Schwab (R), Attorney General Derek Schmidt (R) and Kansas director of elections challenging the results of the 2020 election in Kansas as well as the use of electronic voting machines and drop boxes throughout the state.
On Sept. 20, 2022, a three-judge panel of the Kansas Court of Appeals heard oral arguments regarding the plaintiffs’ appeal of a decision by the district court to dismiss their claims against two provisions of voter suppression law House Bill 2183.
Today, a Kansas trial court judge struck down the state’s new congressional map after concluding that it is an extreme partisan gerrymander that favors Republicans and dilutes minority voting strength in violation of the Kansas Constitution.
Today, the Kansas Supreme Court denied a petition filed by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt (R) seeking to block ongoing lawsuits against the state’s congressional map.
On Friday, Feb. 18, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt (R) filed a petition in the Kansas Supreme Court asking it to block two lawsuits challenging the state’s new congressional districts.
A group of Kansas voters filed a lawsuit in state court against Kansas’ new congressional map, the second to be filed today.
Today, a lawsuit was filed in state court against Kansas’ new congressional map.
Today, a federal court allowed a case against a new Kansas voter suppression law to proceed.
On Friday, Oct. 1, civil and voting rights organizations announced that they had reached an agreement with Kansas to expand voter registration opportunities at two statewide agencies.
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