Eve Levin // 8/6/17 //
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach continues to fight efforts to release documents related to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Voter Integrity (HuffPo).
A federal court heard arguments on whether a law restricting the government from collecting data on how Americans exercise their First Amendment rights prohibits the Election Integrity Commission from obtaining voting records from states (WaPo).
Maine Secretary of State and member of the Election Integrity Commission, Matt Dunlap, has said he will not submit Maine voting data to the Commission for fear of public disclosure (Press Herald).
An Alabama district judge refused to force the state to inform ex-felons they now have a right to vote (Ballot Access News).
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling asked the Office of Special Counsel to investigate whether Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, has violated the Hatch Act by running for elected office while a federal employee (The Hill).