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New Kansas secretary of state critical of Minnesota’s Mark Ritchie

As Minnesota’s Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is sworn in for the second time, Stateline.org reports on the changing role of the job and highlights the new conservative secretary of state of Kansas …

As Minnesota’s Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is sworn in for the second time, Stateline.org reports on the changing role of the job and highlights the new conservative secretary of state of Kansas … who specifically criticizes Ritchie, calls the 2008 Al Franken-Norm Coleman recount a “pseudo-election” and blames the Minnesota election official for “manipulating the process to pacify a leftist mob.” 

Kris Kobach, who the article credits as the “intellectual architect” of Arizona’s tough immigration law, is worth learning about because some of his initiatives, such as voter photo ID, are sure to find their way into this legislative session’s Minnesota GOP agenda.