Arizona could force U.S. Supreme Court to consider proof of citizenship for voter registration

Federal judge invalidated Kansas law crafted by Kris Kobach

By: - March 31, 2022 10:00 am

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation requiring documentary proof of citizenship to register to vote. (Jerod MacDonald-Evoy/Arizona Mirror)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom, where she covers voting, elections, redistricting, and efforts to subvert democracy. Before joining States Newsroom, Kira was managing editor of Votebeat, a pop-up newsroom launched to cover election administration and voting before and after the 2020 election. She has also covered voting rights, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for outlets including The Appeal and ThinkProgress. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Guardian, Slate, and Talking Points Memo, among other outlets. Kira has a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and is a native of the Washington, D.C., area.

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