Stephen Koranda is the Statehouse Bureau Chief for .
The charges, filed Tuesday, stem from Watkins registering to vote using the address of a UPS storefront.
Secretary of State Kris Kobach leads the incumbent by fewer than 200 votes. His office oversees state elections, and he says he would not recuse himself in a recount.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has been nominated to a State Department post, ending his tenure as one of the least popular governors in the country.
The fight over voter registration policies continues in Kansas. A few years after putting major changes in place, thousands of registrations have been suspended for lacking a proof of citizenship.