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Judge backs Kobach over ACLU in Kansas proof-of-citizenship challenge

A Shawnee County judge cleared the way Friday for Kansas to use a dual voting system to help enforce its proof-of-citizenship rule for new voters, suggesting that doing otherwise could taint the state’s August primary election.

District Court Judge Franklin Theis’ ruling was a victory for Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a conservative Republican who champions the citizenship rule as an anti-election fraud measure…

“What he’s done is not unreasonable and not unfair.”