Election commission official: ‘High possibility’ no changes will be recommended

Election commission official: ‘High possibility’ no changes will be recommended
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The vice chairman of President Trump's voter fraud commission says there is a "high possibility" that the panel will not make any recommendations after it wraps up its investigation. 

"All the commission is doing is collecting data," Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) said Tuesday, according to The Associated Press.

"It may make recommendations, or I think at this point there's a high possibility the commission makes no recommendations and they just say, 'Here's the data. States, do with it what you want.'"

Fourteen states have denied the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity's request for voting records, including driver's license numbers and partial Social Security numbers. 

Democrats have referred to the commission's request as a voter suppression tactic. 

Kobach called those claims about the commission "bizarre." 

"The claim goes something like this: The commission will meet, then they'll recommend things like photo ID or some other election security measure, then the states will adopt them. There's your leap in logic. The commission does not have the ability to do a Jedi mind trick on a state legislature and force them to adopt anything," he said, the AP reported. 

Twenty states have sent in data, Kobach noted. 

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