JOHN HANNA

Kobach plan for Trump included federal voting laws changes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas official who later became vice chairman of President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud drafted a proposal for Trump to change federal voter registration laws to promote proof-of-citizenship requirements by states, an unsealed federal court document showed Thursday.

Oct. 5, 2017 8:32 PM EDT
Kansas congressman in district Trump lost faces town hall

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican congressman in a Kansas district that President Donald Trump narrowly lost last year was expected to face tough questions about health care and other issues Tuesday night during a town hall meeting, with national Democrats already targeting him.

Aug. 22, 2017 4:49 PM EDT
Trump election-fraud official running for Kansas governor

LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas official who has supported President Donald Trump's claim that millions of people may have voted illegally in last year's election launched a campaign for governor Thursday, sounding conservative themes that echo Trump's appeals to disaffected voters.

Jun. 8, 2017 6:54 PM EDT
Kobach says he won't pre-judge voter fraud panel's findings

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach, the author of contentious policies on immigration and voter identification, enters his new role as a leader of President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud by touting evidence of illegal voting he says he uncovered as Kansas' secretary of state.

May. 18, 2017 5:38 PM EDT