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League Of Women Voters Help Reach Stalled Voters

League of Women Voters chapters are trying to contact about 20,000 Kansans whose voter registrations are stalled because of problems in proving their U.S. citizenship.

League of Women Voters of Kansas President Dolores Furtado says the chapters are using various methods to help local election commissioners reach people whose registrations are not complete.

The president of the Lawrence-Douglas County chapter says the work is slow because many of the potential voters do not answer telephone messages or emails from the organization.

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says it is easy for residents to prove their citizenship before voting. He says his new Voter I.D. law is necessary to prevent illegal immigrants from voting.

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