Daily Archives: Jan. 18, 2011

Secretary of State Kobach unveils voter-ID bill

Getting an early start on his No. 1 campaign pledge, Secretary of State Kris Kobach unveiled a bill today requiring all voters to show photo identification at the polls and proof of U.S. citizenship to register for the first time.

If the Secure and Fair Elections – SAFE — Act passes, Kobach said Kansas would “stand head and shoulders above the other 49 states in securing the integrity of elections.”

Kobach said his hope “is that Kansas will be to stopping election fraud what Arizona is to stopping illegal immigration.”

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