Voter ID

Wisconsin Voter ID Law Struck Down By Federal Judge

On Tuesday, a federal judge in Milwaukee struck down Wisconsin’s voter Identification law, saying it unfairly burdens poor and minority voters. The decision by U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman invalidates Wisconsin’s law. Wisconsin’s law would have required voters to show a state-issued photo ID at the polls. Supporters alleged it would cut down on voter fraud […]

Judge tells North Carolina Republicans to hand over docs and emails related to voting law

Something stinks in North Carolina. The state’s legislative leaders who crafted the new restrictive voter ID law will have to turn over some of their correspondence and email messages to voters and organizations who are challenging the wide-ranging amendments, according to a federal court ruling. The state tried to block the demand by civil rights […]

North Carolina Republicans in a voter suppression frenzy, now pushing even harsher restrictions

North Carolina is amping up on voter suppression by Senate Republicans who unveiled a new voter ID bill Thursday that would further restrict the forms of photo identification accepted at the polls totalling the elimination of at least half of IDs required. Early voting is also targeted, as well as same-day registration. Eliminated forms of […]

Top Pennsylvania Republican Admits Voter ID Laws Helped Suppress Obama Voters

Republicans claim that Voter ID laws are to protect the integrity of our vote, but that’s a facade — albeit a transparent one — to implement voter suppression. Pennsylvania Republican House Leader Mike Turzai (R-PA) last year admitted that Voter ID efforts were created to suppress Democratic votes.  He said that Voter ID “is gonna allow Governor Romney […]

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