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Court hears arguments on voters having to prove citizenship
Court hears arguments on voters having to prove citizenship

One day before Arizona’s primary election, the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard arguments Monday on the constitutionality of voters having to prove citizenship through a passport or birth certificate before they can register to vote. Arizona and Kansas have both passed laws requiring voters to prove citizenship before they can register. That is stricter than federal law, which requires a voter simply to affirm U.S. citizenship in writing. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Voter registration: An article in Section A on Aug. 26 about legal arguments on whether requiring proof of citizenship for voters is constitutional identified Kris Kobach as Kansas' attorney...

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