What People Say About Kris Kobach
"When Kris Kobach served as my policy adviser during the 2008 presidential campaign, I knew I could rely on him. He knows the law, and he’s a straight shooter. Kansas needs a man like Kris Kobach as Secretary of State. Kris Kobach served his country with great distinction at the Department of Justice during the Bush Administration. He served my campaign equally well in 2008. He will perform invaluable service to the people of Kansas as Secretary of State. I trusted Kris Kobach as my policy advisor during the 2008 presidential campaign. Kansans can trust him to protect the integrity of elections."
- Former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson
"As my Counsel at the Justice Department, Kris Kobach had a tremendous impact. He saw what needed to be done, and succeeded in making dramatic reforms
quickly. His service to his country in the wake of 9/11 was extraordinary. He
is exactly the kind of person that Kansas needs in the Secretary of State's office. He is a resourceful man of principle who will protect the integrity of the election process. And he knows how to cut red tape to bring new jobs to Kansas."
- Former Attorney General John Ashcroft
"I have known Kris Kobach for years and have seen what he has accomplished in courts across the country. With his background, he is uniquely qualified for the office of Secretary of State. I cannot imagine a better person to protect the fairness and integrity of Kansas elections."
- John Fund, Wall Street Journal Author of Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens our Democracy
"I have worked closely with Kris and have seen him in action on the 2008 RNC Platform Committee. His intellect is impressive, and he is committed to principle. He has what takes to be a great Secretary of State."
- Trey Grayson, Secretary of State, Kentucky
"We need a Kris Kobach in every state in the country."
- Michelle Malkin, Syndicated Columnist and Author
"Kris is a great defender of traditional American values and the U.S. Constitution. I am excited about what he will do for civics education in Kansas"
- Star Parker, Syndicated Columnist and Author of Uncle Sam's Plantation
"Kris Kobach has proved he is a principled conservative because he has been fighting to uphold the rule of law about immigration for years. Now we need him in the battle to protect the integrity of our elections, too. Kansas needs him as Secretary of State so that Kansas can remain safe from election fraud."
- Phyllis Schlafly, president, Eagle Forum
"[T]he big story from Kansas for conservatives nationally was the stunning nomination of conservative swashbuckler Kris Kobach...."
- John Gizzi, Human Events
"He's athletic, a family man, has degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Oxford, teaches constitutional law, even drives a pick-up truck."
- Peter Viles, Lou Dobbs Tonight-CNN
“I have also seen him in action as Counsel to Attorney General Ashcroft.
In every instance, his legal expertise and energy have been impressive.
- Senator Jeff Sessions, R-AL