On Election Day, millions of voters will go to the polls in 17 states where they’ll face strict identification, early voting cutbacks, same-day registration elimination, proof of citizenship requirement, additional scrutiny (whatever that means), or some combination of them all.
Collectively, these 17 states are home to over 110 million people and will wield 189 of the 270 electoral votes necessary to win the presidency.
Nebraska's top elections official says voter registration totals have exceeded his expectations. Secretary of State John Gale said Tuesday that nearly 1.2 million residents have registered to vote in Nebraska. … Click to Continue »
Thousands of Texans were stopped at the polls under the new strict photo ID requirement. The post Texas Counties See Provisional Ballot Numbers Skyrocket After Voter ID Law Goes Into Effect appeared first on ThinkProgress.
This means groups doing voter registration are more likely to use the federal form, but it means they can vote in presidential and Congressional elections: PHOENIX -- Arizona cannot require people to produce proof of citizenship bef...
Last May, Florida radically overhauled its election law. In the name of preventing voter fraud, the bill slashed the early voting period nearly in half, shifted many voters to provisional ballots which often are never counted, and i...