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Nebraska Dems Handing Out Voter Registration Forms To Refugees

If you’ve ever wondered why the Democratic Party is so staunchly supportive of mass immigration and lax voter ID laws, you’ve found the answer. The Nebraska Democratic Party proudly gathered donations for welcome baskets for refugees coming to the state, … More » The post Nebraska Dems Handing Out Voter Registration Forms To Refugees appeared first on EveryJoe.

Arkansas Replaces Voter ID Law Struck Down By State Supreme Court With Basically The Same Thing

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a bill Friday requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls ? even though the state Supreme Court struck down a nearly identical measure just three years ago. A similar requirement was enacted just four years ago, but the state Supreme Court struck it down in 2014. Show More Summary

Arkansas governor signs bill reinstating voter ID law

Arkansas' governor signed a measure Friday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, reinstating a voter ID law that was struck down by the state's highest court … Click to Continue »

Recent Missouri editorials

St. Joseph News-Press, March 14 Support 'Show It 2 Vote' It is hard to envision the partisan debate over photo voter IDs lasting very far into the next decade — … Click to Continue »

Arkansas lawmakers approve plan to reinstate voter ID law

Arkansas lawmakers have approved a measure requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, sending to the governor's desk a requirement that was struck down as unconstitutional more … Click to Continue »

The DOJ’s Next Target

In the two months since Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Department of Justice has changed its posture in two high-profile, politically charged court cases, one concerning transgender rights and the other involving voter ID laws. InShow More Summary

New Paper Casts Doubt on Hajnal et al Finding Strict Voter ID Laws Suppress Democratic Votes

Grimmer, Hersh, Meredith, Mummolo, and Nall have posted “Comment on ‘Voter Identification Laws and the Suppression of Minority Votes.’” Here is the abstract: To study how voter identification laws affect participation in elections, Hajnal, Lajevardi and Nielson (2017) examines validated … Continue reading ?

DOJ Reverses Its Position in Texas Voter ID Litigation

The long-running dispute over Texas's restrictive voter ID law took another turn last week, as the Department of Justice dropped one of its key objections to the law. The DOJ will no longer argue that the Texas law was enacted with discriminatory intent, the Department announced last Monday. Texas's......

“Iowa House GOP passes voter ID bill, sends to Senate”

AP: The Republican-controlled House has approved a contested voter identification bill along party lines after forcing debate to end. … Continue reading ?

Iowa House Republicans ending debate, forcing voter ID vote

The Republican-controlled Iowa House is ending debate on a voter identification bill and forcing a vote. GOP lawmakers used a procedural move to end debate at 11 a.m. Thursday, following … Click to Continue »

Elections officials worry about money amid voter ID debate

As Iowa lawmakers debate a voter identification bill, county auditors are questioning whether the plan would have adequate funding. The House was moving to vote on Secretary of State Paul … Click to Continue »

Arkansas lawmakers put voter ID measure on 2018 ballot

Arkansas lawmakers are putting a voter ID measure on the ballot next year as they try to reinstate a requirement that was struck down by the state Supreme Court more … Click to Continue »

Lawmaker: Transparency needed on Texas voter ID spending

A state lawmaker wants to shine a light on how Texas is spending millions of taxpayer dollars to educate the public about its rigid voter ID law. Democratic Rep. Justin … Click to Continue »

Effort to reinstate voter ID falls short in Arkansas Senate

An effort to revive an Arkansas voter ID law that was struck down by the state's highest court has failed to pass the state Senate. The Senate voted 20-8 in … Click to Continue »

Ashcroft begins effort to educate voters on Missouri ID law

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has launched an effort to educate voters about Missouri's new voter identification law. The law, approved by nearly two-thirds of voters in November, doesn't … Click to Continue »

“Patrons Walk Out As Ala. Official Pushes Voter ID At Selma Anniversary Service”

TPM: After Alabama’s Secretary of State John Merrill promoted the state’s voter ID law at a church service held Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of a civil rights milestone in Selma, patrons walked out. The service at Brown Chapel African … Continue reading ?

How Do You Celebrate the Selma March?

If you are the Secretary of State for Alabama, well…. After Alabama’s Secretary of State John Merrill promoted the state’s voter ID law at a church service held Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of a civil rights milestone in Selma, patrons walked out. The service at Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Alabama was […]

Iowa GOP Uses Voter Fraud Myth to Advance Voter ID Bill

Veronica Fowler, spokesperson for the ACLU of Iowa, said in an email that the Republicans' discriminatory voter ID bill constitutes voter suppression. The post Iowa GOP Uses Voter Fraud Myth to Advance Voter ID Bill appeared first on Rewire.

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