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Kansas Democrat asks if SCOTUS ruling on Arizona law applies in Kansas

06/18/2013 2:20 PM

06/18/2013 2:21 PM

Democratic state Sen. Anthony Hensley

of Topeka wants to know for sure if Kansas election law requiring citizenship proof from people registering to vote for the first time is still legal.

The Supreme Court threw out a similar law Monday


Hensley has written Kansas Attorney General

Derek Schmidt

, asking for his views on the ruling and the state law.

The law requires photo ID from voters. That part isn’t affected by the SCOTUS decision.


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