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What's the Matter with Kobach?


Daniel P. TokajiAugust 27 (Daniel P. Tokaji)

By "Kobach," I mean the Kobach v. EAC case in which the Tenth Circuit heard oral argument Monday – rather than its lead plaintiff, Kansas’ controversial Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who argued the position of his state and the State of Arizona. This post discusses what’s at issue in the case, where the district court went wrong, and what the Tenth Circuit should do. [Read Comment]

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As we described in Section 3.5 of the e-Book, which covers Tax-Exempt Organizations, 501(c)(3) organizations may not intervene in an election for or against and candidate. The IRS has recently started "inquiries" to determine if certain 501(c)(3)s violated their (c)(3) status by engaging in political intervention. You can find links here to information on various actions taken by the IRS.