South Dakota campaign funds move sideways

By Denise Ross

Campaign funds move sideways, effectively skirting individual giving limits

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jason Gant":

"… ney for GantSouth Dakota's chief elections officer, GOP Secretary of State Jason Gant, has also taken advantage of the state's PAC loophole for his own campaign …"

Secretaries of state lead charge for strict voter requirements

By Joe Henke and Emily Nohr

Activist state election officers are changing the role of a traditionally non-partisan job.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Kansas":

"… .The most aggressive of this new group are Republicans Kris Kobach, 46, of Kansas and Scott Gessler, 47, of Colorado.They have been leaders in efforts to en …"

"… been leaders in efforts to enact strict voter registration requirements in Kansas and to purge voting rolls in Colorado. Both say they want to stop voter fr …"

"… ublic policy issues such as immigration and voter ID.Kobach was elected as Kansas secretary of state in 2010 after a two-year stint as Republican Party chai …"