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South Carolina Voter Id Law

Ryan J. Reilly

Feds Must Pay Part Of South Carolina Voter ID Legal Fees, Court Rules | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal taxpayers will have to foot the bill for some legal fees incurred by the state of South Carolina when it successfully fought to ...

Luke Johnson

S.C. Voter ID Law Gets Mixed Decision | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A three-judge panel barred South Carolina's voter ID law from going into effect before the 2012 election on Wednesday, but said it could...

South Carolina Voter ID Law Faces Scrutiny In Court

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Recognizing this year's elections are just a few weeks away, a panel of three federal judges questioned on Monday whether South Car...

Contentious Voter ID Trial Nears End

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — How South Carolina election officials accommodate voters unable to get required photo identification before going to the polls is p...

Luke Johnson

GOP Rep. Admits 'Amen' To Racist Email | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The principal sponsor for South Carolina's voter ID law expressed regret on Tuesday in federal court that he thanked a supporter for a r...

Voter ID Battle Rolls Into South Carolina

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

* State's case is latest in a series * Challenge posed by U.S. Justice Department By Drew Singer WASHINGT...

Congressman: 'I Just Do Not Trust The Judiciary'

West Ashley Patch | Jonathan Allen | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) told Democratic activists in the Charleston area on Tuesday that organization was the key to limiting the effects of "v...

Voter ID Laws Protect the Integrity of the Ballot Box

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

America's focus on having free and fair elections is one of the reasons the United States is the oldest democratic republic on earth. Failing to ensure the integrity of the democratic process in elections is a mistake a free people often makes only once.

South Carolina Hits Back At Justice Department's Bold Move

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The U.S. Justice Department was wrong to block South Carolina from requiring voters to show government-issued photo identificat...

Controversial Law Draws Heated Rhetoric From GOP Candidates

Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

(Reuters) - The state that fired the first shot in the Civil War is once again battling the U.S. government in a racially charged conflict that is...

South Carolina Officials Defend Controversial Law

West Ashley Patch | Jeff Brush | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

The battle over the South Carolina voter ID law is not over and state leaders say they will take the fight back to the U.S. Justice Department. Sta...

Controversial Voter ID Law Blocked

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Justice Department on Friday rejected South Carolina's law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls, sayi...