FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016, file image made from a video, Brian Newby, executive director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), appears at a public meeting in Arlington, Va. Three Democratic U.S. congressmen have asked the chairman of the Election Assistance Commission whether Newby had the right to unilaterally change voter registration forms in Kansas, Alabama and Georgia to require proof of citizenship. Voting rights activists criticized the changes Newby made in February as a "secretive move" that created additional barriers for potential voters. (Yorktel/U.S. Elections Assistance Commission via AP, File)

Congressmen question Newby’s voter registration actions


Three U.S. congressmen are asking for documents relating to elections official Brian Newby’s request that three states, including Kansas, mo…