Federal judge blocks enforcement of 2021 election law


A federal judge has found that a 2021 election law that barred the mailing of advanced ballot applications with personalized voter information violates the constitutional right to free speech and association.

U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil on Thursday found in favor of the Voter Participation Center, which challenged the law with VoteAmerica two years ago just months after it was enacted over the veto of Gov. Laura Kelly.

Vratil blocked the state . . .


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