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North Carolina GOP Wants Another Discriminatory Voter ID Law as Court Orders 2017 Special Elections

The 2017 special elections will be held after the state's racially gerrymandered districts are redrawn. The post North Carolina GOP Wants Another Discriminatory Voter ID Law as Court Orders 2017 Special Elections appeared first on Rewire.

NC Spent Nearly $5 Million So Far Defending Its Voting Law Found to be Intentionally Racially Discriminatory

News and Observer: Since coming to power five years ago, North Carolina Republican lawmakers have spent more than $10.5 million defending controversial laws on everything from redistricting to voter ID to House Bill 2. And the total will only grow … Continue reading ?

Urban League Says Voter ID Laws Are Racist – But Demands ID for Free Turkey

The National Urban League is an organization that advocates on behalf of African Americans. The far left group opposes Voter... The post Urban League Says Voter ID Laws Are Racist – But Demands ID for Free Turkey appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Restrictive Voter ID Laws and Turnout: What We Might Learn from Texas

Whether the various new voter-ID laws have a significant effect on voter turnout has been notoriously difficult to assess empirically. The recent election results from Texas, however, might provide a way to get some insight into this question not previously … Continue reading ?

“In latest voter ID filing, feds argue Texas discriminated on purpose”

Texas Tribune: Months after a federal appeals court ruled that Texas lawmakers discriminated against African-American and Latino voters in passing a strict voter identification law, the Obama administration and civil rights groups are asking a judge to go a step … Continue reading ?

Texas Democrats lament first presidential election without federal oversight

Last week’s presidential election saw polling places shuttered and not working properly, confusion around ever-changing voter ID laws and voters feeling intimidated at the polls. Now, congressional Democrats are worried … Click to Continue »

“Donald Trump’s shocking upset emboldens Texas GOP” Including on Voter ID

Texas Tribune: One example? Voter ID. Texas lawmakers are under a court order to fix the state’s tough voter ID law when they meet again in January in Austin. The likelihood that the fix is “not going to be overturned … Continue reading ?

Voter ID Law Hurt Turnout In Wisconsin

“Wisconsin’s voter ID law caused problems at the polls in the city and likely contributed to lower voter turnout, Milwaukee’s elections chief said Thursday,” the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. “The city saw a decline of some 41,000 voters in Tuesday’s election compared with 2012, when President [...]

Did Restrictive Voter ID Laws and Other Voting Laws Matter to the Election Outcome?

I am getting this question a lot this morning. Let me begin by saying it is the wrong question to ask (for reasons I explain below). But here’s what we know if we were trying to answer this question: If … Continue reading ?

Long Lines and Minor Glitches for Voters on a Peaceful Election Day

Voting problems amounted to malfunctioning machines, long lines and mix-ups over voter ID laws here and there, but no major disruptions anywhere so far.

College students protest voter ID laws; possibly to commit fraud

It was the eve of Election Day, and a group of college students gathered outside a Capitol building. They were there to protest laws that they believe make it hard

Ferguson Activists Mobilize Against Voter ID Law With #DontTouchMyVote Campaign

last monthNews : Huffington Post

ST. LOUIS ? An activist who protested the 2014 police shooting of a teenager in nearby Ferguson is mobilizing voters against a Missouri voter ID measure that opponents say could disenfranchise blacks, Latinos, disabled people, students...Show More Summary

Ferguson Activists Mobilize Against Voter ID Law With #DontTouchMyVote Campaign

ST. LOUIS ? An activist who protested the 2014 police shooting of a teenager in nearby Ferguson is mobilizing voters against a Missouri voter ID measure that opponents say could disenfranchise blacks, Latinos, disabled people, students...Show More Summary

A Federal Judge Rules There is No Evidence of a GOP Plot to Suppress Voters in NC

Well, after striking down commonsense voter ID laws in the state of North Carolina, and a host of other moves the court has engaged in, it looks like Republicans may have won one. A federal judge said Monday that she sees insufficient...Show More Summary

The GOP Has Found Another Key Group to Suppress: 34,000 Transgender Voters

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The primary, if (mostly) unspoken, purpose of voter ID laws is to keep down turnout among African-American voters who prefer Democrats. But one of the side effects of the laws is that they make it harder for trans voters too. An estimated 34,000 trans voters may find it impossible to cast a ballot this election because [...]

Latest Project Veritas Bombshell: Undercover Journalist In Full Burka Offered Huma Abedin's Ballot In NYC

As democrats and George Soros continue to funnel millions of dollars into lawsuits to fight voter ID laws around the country, Project Veritas continues to reveal just how simple it is to take advantage of the current system to commit voter fraud. Show More Summary

Voter ID Laws Don't Have Much Effect, But They're Indefensible Anyway

Tyler Cowen points us this morning to a new paper by Enrich Cantoni that uses county-level administrative data from 1992 to 2014 to estimate the effect of voter ID laws. Here's the nut of it: In other words, voter ID laws of all kinds...Show More Summary

Spin Doctors: “How Liberals Really Feel About Black People” [Video]

Nice… SMMFH! We asked liberal elites about voter ID laws and black people. Then we asked Harlem residents their thoughts on what they just heard. Crazy!

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