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SB 63 - Authorizes Secretary of State to Prosecute Election Fraud Cases - Key Vote

Kansas Key Votes

Tom Holland voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -

Title: Authorizes Secretary of State to Prosecute Election Fraud Cases

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Secretary of State to Prosecute Election Fraud Cases

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the secretary of state to prosecute election crimes and prohibits the secretary of state from establishing political committees.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the secretary of state from establishing any political committee that advocates for the nomination, election, or defeat of any candidate, or with the purpose of raising contributions for such candidates, except for a candidate for secretary of state (Sec. 1).
  • Abolishes any current political committee established by the secretary of state (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the secretary of state to prosecute “election crimes” (Sec. 3).
  • Specifies that “election crimes” include (Secs. 4 - 8)
    • Voting by an individual who is not a citizen of the United States;
    • Voting by an individual who has already voted in an election;
    • Offering or accepting a bribe in exchange for a vote; and
    • Tampering with election results.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Secretary of State to Prosecute Election Fraud Cases

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