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Voter Identification Laws

Pennsylvania's GOP Governor Won't Appeal Voter ID Ruling

AP | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor says he won't appeal a state court ruling that struck down its voter identification law. Gov. Tom ...

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...

Walker Will Push Wisconsin State Legislature To Modify Voter ID Requirements

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) told reporters Tuesday that he considers voter identification laws the most "pressing" election-related issue in the s...

Governor Asks Court To Reverse Decision On Voter ID

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett say a judge made a host of mistakes in deciding to throw out the state's requiremen...

Controversial Voting Laws Attract Protests, Support

The News & Observer | Anne Blythe | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH -- One of the longstanding arguments against voter ID laws has been that there is no history of significant elections fraud. But advocates of...

Dan Froomkin

Panelist On Voter ID: 'When You Tie It All Together, It's All About The Illegal Alien Vote' | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of a major right-wing group accused Democrats Thursday of opposing voter identification laws in order to reap votes from undocu...

Gene Demby

Study: People Who Don't Like Blacks More Likely To Support Voter ID Laws | Gene Demby | Posted 07.19.2012 | Black Voices

A new study has found that support for voter ID laws, especially among those who lean Democratic, is linked to one's feelings toward African Americans...

Public Opinion on Voter ID Laws: Strong Support, Shaky Foundation

David C. Wilson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
David C. Wilson

The latest public opinion poll I've conducted with colleagues at the University of Delaware's Center for Political Communication (CPC) finds that Americans strongly support voter identification laws. But we also find that support for the laws depends on how they are presented to the public.

Strict ID Laws Could Block Thousands From Voting

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 09.07.2012 | Black Voices

When Edward and Mary Weidenbener went to vote in Indiana's primary in May, they didn't realize that state law required them to bring government photo ...

WATCH GOP Rep To Civil Rights Leader: I'm Sorry

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a leading figure in the civil rights movement, took to the House floor late Wednesday night to call out a colleague over an a...

Divisive Laws Draw Nationwide Protests

AP | By SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The NAACP is joining with minority and labor groups for a series of protests around the country meant to move discussion of voter identifi...