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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks to supporters in launching his campaign for the Republican nomination for governor, Thursday, June 8, 2017, at an events center in Lenexa, Kan. Kobach has advised President Donald Trump on immigration and election fraud issues and is vice chairman of a presidential commission on voter fraud. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

A federal judge may decide by Friday whether to block President Donald Trump’s newly created voting commission from asking states to hand over voters’ personal data.

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly is expected to make a decision by the end of week in the lawsuit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by privacy rights group Electronic Privacy Information Center. The group requested a temporary restraining order against the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, led by Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. Kobach sent a letter last week to all 50 states requesting voter data, including full names, political party and the last four digits of Social Security numbers.

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