A divided state appeals court on Friday dismissed a challenge to a state law that made it illegal for someone to falsely give the appearance of acting as an election official.
A three-member appeals court panel ruled 2-1 that the four civics groups that challenged the law did not have standing to challenge the law in court.
The four groups – the League of Women Voters of Kansas, Loud Light, the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice and the Topeka Independent Living Resource Center – had asked the appeals court to issue a temporary injunction stopping the law.
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