Several voting advocacy groups in Iowa are expressing concern about proposed rules for the state's new voter identification law. The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, the League of Women … Click to Continue »
The recent Texas voter ID laws that were blocked by a federal district court injunction have just had the enforcement of that order stayed pending the appeal, on the merits, by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. This means that the new voter ID laws will remain effective pending......
The former DNC chair has major concerns about the Kris Kobach-led effort and about a new law in New Hampshire that could restrict the student vote.
Last week I reported that a 5th Circuit motions panel, on a 2-1 vote, allowed Texas to enforce its revised voter id law pending appeal in the case. The court put this stay in place this even though the trial court found … Continue reading ?
The other day I reported that a 5th Circuit motions panel, on a 2-1 vote, allowed Texas to enforce its revised voter id law pending appeal in the case. The court did this even though the trial court found Texas … Continue reading ?
GOOD. WITHOUT MEANINGFUL VOTE LEGALITY, WE’RE ALL DISENFRANCHISED: Texas Voter ID Law Upheld on Appeal.
Showing an ID to vote should not be a controversial thing. You show your ID all the time for different things. But the left has turned it into a political
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Obama-appointed Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos struck down the Texas voter ID law in August that requires ID’s to vote. Judge Ramos believes it is racist to believe blacks and Hispanics are able to fill out paperwork and purchase an ID card. Show More Summary
Critics say the Texas law was tailored to make it harder for minorities and immigrants to vote.
A lower court has ruled the law is intentionally discriminatory.
The state of Texas won at least a temporary victory on Tuesday in its bid to implement a controversial voter identification law when a federal appeals court stayed a ruling by a U.S. district court judge that barred its enforcement. A three-member panel of the U.S. Show More Summary
In a stroke of horrible luck for voting rights advocates, a case involving Texas’ voter ID law, which was tossed out in its entirety by a federal trial court last month, was assigned to a three-judge appeals court panel that included two of the most conservative judges in the country. Those two judges, Jerry Smith […]
Texas will be allowed to implement Voter ID Law
Via Josh Gerstein comes news of this order in the long-running Texas voter ID litigation. Judges Jerry Smith and Jennifer Elrod held that Texas is likely to succeed on the merits because its new voter id legislation (SB 5) is … Continue reading ?
Hillary Clinton’s former top campaign lawyer, Marc Elias is behind a New Hampshire lawsuit to block a law which would force people who are registering to vote to show a form of I.D. Figures. The Democrats are pulling out all the stops to prevent voter I.D. Show More Summary
Citylab, with the subhead: “Texas’s S.B. 5 voting ID law, struck down last week, could have had serious consequences for minority voters impacted by Tropical Storm Harvey.” … Continue reading ?
New filing in the 5th Circuit does not even recognize that the trial court found Texas engaged in intentional racial discrimination in passing its voter id law and substitute, and that this finding allows for a broader remedy under the … Continue reading ?
This order makes sense given the Purcell Principle. Still pending are requests in the district court and 5th Circuit to allow Texas to continue to enforce its voter id law pending appeal (which could well take a year or more). … Continue reading ?
Express News: Less than a week after a judge tossed Texas’ voter identification law, the state is asking permission to keep the requirements in place for a handful of upcoming elections in which early voting had already been underway. Looks … Continue reading ?