The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity's vice chair, Kris Kobach, is one of the nation’s leading advocates for documentary proof of citizenship laws. They have been shown to keep thousands from the polls.
A decade ago, the Justice Department was upended by scandal after investigations revealed it wielded its power to disenfranchise voters. Sen. Sessions must promise to avoid similar conduct during his confirmation hearing, especially given his own dubious record on the issue.