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Federal Appeals Court Issues Temporary Stay Over Voter ID Ruling

AP | By ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas and Arizona residents can continue to register to vote for now using a federal form without having to provide proof of c...

Judge Refuses To Halt Restrictive Voter ID Order

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Voters in Kansas and Arizona will have to provide proof of their U.S. citizenship when registering to vote using the federal fo...

Sadly, Social Security Cards Won't Cut It for Many Voters

Jon Sherman | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Jon Sherman

Adding a photo to Social Security Cards would satisfy the voter ID requirement in states like Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, and Virginia, but it would not fix the problem in other states where the laws are more narrowly drawn.

State Officials Aim To Trim Voting Access

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona officials will seek to ban residents from voting in statewide races if they can't prove citizenship — a move tha...

Gessler Backs Down

Posted 09.10.2012 | Denver

After Colorado's Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler sent out letters questioning the citizenship of nearly 4,000 people, the majority of whom...

GOP Platform Formally Endorses Strict Voter ID Laws

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

The GOP's platform committee convened in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, expanding the party's official endorsement of state voter ID laws to include support...

State Official Seeks Dramatic Change To Voter ID System

AP | By JOHN HANNA | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. -- The top elections official in Kansas said Tuesday that he'll push for a change in state law to start requiring some potential voters t...