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Kobach Pushes for Prosecutorial Powers

Kobach victory 11-14 by SK - smallKris Kobach during his victory speech this week. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he’ll keep pushing for the power to prosecute voter fraud cases. Kobach won reelection this week and says this will be his top legislative priority. His proposal would give the secretary of state and attorney general the power to pursue cases such as double voting. That task now falls to local prosecutors.

“Right now there’s no statewide officials who can go after this double voting that still occurs. When it falls to the counties, most county attorneys don’t have the time or the resources to do it, so they need help from the state,” says Kobach.
An association representing local prosecutors opposed a previous effort to give Kobach the power to prosecute, saying they have the situation under control. Kobach has championed several measures in recent years that he says combat voter fraud.


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