State appeals court judges expressed skepticism about whether civic engagement groups would be prosecuted under a state law making it illegal for someone to falsely give the appearance of acting as an election official.
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 – are asking the appeals court to issue a temporary injunction stopping the law.
They said the statute has a chilling effect on their efforts to educate and register new voters for fear that they could be prosecuted if someone wrongly . . .