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Statement from LULAC State Director, Madaí Rivera

When our legal representative, the ACLU of Kansas, wrote Ford County Clerk Debbie Cox last year asking her support for a voter rights protection effort, Cox famously forwarded the letter to the Secretary of State’s office with the reply, “LOL.”

January 18, 2019

Response to Ford County Administrator J.D. Gilbert

Ford County Administrator J.D. Gilbert’s statement is a thinly veiled attempt to shift the embarrassing responsibility of spending $90,000 and counting on a lawsuit rather than simply opening more polling places as Dodge City constituents have most reasonably asked.

January 14, 2019


This timeline lists the letters, calls, and other attempts over the past year to resolve the polling issue in Dodge City with Ms. Cox. By late October it became clear she was not interested in opening additional polling sites.

January 10, 2019 Voting Rights

ACLU of Kansas' New Policy Director Brings a World of Experience to the Role

“I have lived all over the US and in four other countries, and while every culture and place is distinct, all people want to live free of fear and political oppression,” said Harmon, who joined the ACLU of Kansas in 2018. “Human rights are human rights, no matter where you are in the world.”

January 18, 2019

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