The question is whether Scott Schwab will reverse the damage caused by fellow Republican Kris Kobach, who spent inordinate time in office on anti-immigrant policy pursuits.
At the Justice Department, Schlozman in 2005 backed Georgia, among the first states to enact a voter ID law, overruling the department’s career attorneys who had argued it would reduce voting by minorities.
A 45-minute wait to vote in a hotly contested election is insignificant, contends the county clerk who moved Dodge City’s single poll out of town.
Mark McCormick, spokesman for ACLU Kansas, said the decision to leave was made before last week’s election, where voters rejected Kobach’s bid to become governor. Kubic will become executive director of ACLU Florida.
Although a federal judge last week struck down the ACLU’s request to keep the polling location open within city limits for Tuesday’s election, the organization said it will continue to push other parts of the lawsuit.
“People can’t just leave the plants to vote. You can’t just run over on your lunch break,” Rangel-Lopez said.
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