ABUJA (Reuters) - Voting in Nigeria's tensest election since the end of military rule in 1999 spilled into a second day on Sunday after technical glitches hit voter ID machines and Islamist Boko Haram militants killed more than a dozen people in drive-by shootings.
The Supreme Court refuses to hear a case challenging Wisconsin's voter ID law, striking a blow against both democracy and the environment.
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"Right now there's mass confusion out there," says Karyn Rotker with the ACLU of Wisconsin. The post Wisconsin Delays ID Law As Civil Rights Groups Warn Of Confusion And Voter Suppression appeared first on ThinkProgress.
It’s a win for the state of Wisconsin and other Voter ID law states, after the U.S. Supreme Court did not take up a challenge to Wisconsin’s law.
The Supreme Court on Monday left intact a new Republican-backed law in Wisconsin that requires voters to present photo identification when they cast ballots. Republicans say voter ID laws are needed to prevent voter fraud. Wisconsin's...Show More Summary
The Associated Press reports: “The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Wisconsin’s voter identification law, allowing the law to stand and handing a victory to Gov. Scott Walker following a long fight by opponents who say it’s a thinly veiled attempt to make it more difficult for Democratic backers to vote.” […]
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Don’t get too excited by this NYT headline; WI is only holding off for the next election: The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to a Wisconsin law that requires prospective voters to provide photo identification before casting … Continue reading ?
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The U.S. Supreme Court today turned away a challenge to Wisconsin’s voter-ID law, in a victory for the administration of Gov. Scott Walker, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate. Opponents of the law requiring a state-issued photo...Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging Wisconsin’s voter identification law Monday, making way for the state to require voters to show photo ID at the polls three years after the law was put on hold in a protracted legal battle.
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On the list of cases released Monday that the U.S. Supreme Court has chosen not to hear is the Wisconsin voter ID law. That brings to an end a nearly four-year legal fight. Attorney General Brad Schimel said the law would not take effect for the April 7 non-partisan election. Show More Summary
"The Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the case was a surprise, as the court last year temporarily blocked the law for the November election, and voters were not required to show photo identifications in order to vote," writes Adam...Show More Summary
MADISON, Wis. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Wisconsin's voter identification law, allowing the law to stand and handing a victory to Gov. Scott Walker following a long fight by opponents who say it's a...Show More Summary
Long after everyone has given up on any effort to explain in any detail the Wisconsin voter ID law the U.S. Supreme Court allowed to go into effect today, it...
It's official: the upcoming sixth season of Downton Abbey will be the last. Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner has a terrific profile of the late John Arthur and his husband Jim Obergefell, the Ohio couple at the center of the Supreme Court's...