Voter ID laws (United States)

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)

Kansas, Arizona prevail in voter citizenship suit

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to help Kansas and Arizona enforce laws requiring new voters to provide proof of their U.S. citizenship. U.S. District Judge […]


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Hearing on voting rights turns partisan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and Republicans sparred Wednesday over whether voter ID laws, attempts to purge voter rolls and restricted early voting were legitimate efforts to stop fraud or are strategies to hold down Democratic votes.


National tribal group focuses on voter ID laws

  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A national tribal advocacy group has identified nearly a dozen states where it says new voter identification laws could negatively affect voter participation in Native American communities. The National Congress […]


South Carolina voter ID law gets judges' scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal judges are questioning whether South Carolina can wait until 2014 to put its new voter ID law into effect. A three-judge panel raised the question Monday as an attorney for South […]


South Carolina voter ID law trial winds down

WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorneys planned to wrap up testimony Friday in the federal trial over whether South Carolina‘s voter ID law discriminates against minority voters. The Obama administration rejected the law requiring voters show specific […]



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