Voter ID Laws

Two federal courts sided with voting rights advocates over Texas and Wisconsin voter ID laws. The rulings will permit residents in those states who don't have proper ID to vote in November.

A federal judge ruled to keep a controversial North Carolina voter ID law in place, despite outcry from civil rights activists and residents who claim it has a negative impact on people of color. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder decided to dismiss lawsuits filed against state election laws. Judge Schroeder said there isn’t any substantial […]

The showdown between voting rights advocates and the state of Pennsylvania took a new turn Friday, after a judge struck down a requirement that voters…

Now in its second week, the first trial challenging the voter ID law in the state of Wisconsin highlights what appears to be a growing…

Your vote always matters, but in a year without federal elections, such as this one, your vote carries special weight. That’s because voter turnout is…

In 2007, a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit in Indiana upheld the nation’s first voter ID law along party lines. At the time, Democrats and…