proof of citizenship
Kobach's plan to show how easily people lacking documents can register to vote backfired.
At the trial over requiring proof of citizenship to vote, the state official's missteps on evidence draw rebuke.
In 1789 the franchise was restricted to white men, but not all white men. Only those possessing a minimum amount of property or paid taxes could vote. In 1800, just three states permitted white manhood suffrage-the right to vote-- without qualification.
Two men discovered that the state would rather register them to vote than fight a lawsuit in court.
Adding a photo to Social Security Cards would satisfy the voter ID requirement in states like Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, and Virginia, but it would not fix the problem in other states where the laws are more narrowly drawn.
After Colorado's Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler sent out letters questioning the citizenship of nearly 4,000
"We support state laws that require proof of citizenship at the time of voter registration to protect our electoral system