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Restrictive Voting Laws Upheld In Kansas, Arizona

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Federal officials must help Kansas and Arizona enforce laws requiring new voters to document their U.S. citizenship, a federal j...

Lawmakers: James O'Keefe Makes 'Shocking Exclamation Point'

Salem Patch | Jake O'Donnell | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

House Speaker William O'Brien (R-Mont Vernon) called the video "a shocking exclamation point on the need for immediate reform to New Hampshire's elect...

Voter ID Laws Spark Calls For Congressional Hearings

McClatchy | David Lightman | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Does requiring a photo ID to vote return America to the days when poll taxes and literacy tests made it hard for minorities to cast ball...

Protecting Or Suppressing The Vote?

Jalen Victoria Coats | Posted 11.06.2011 | Black Voices
Jalen Victoria Coats

Whether by intention or not, politicians and media have managed to conflate a host of election administration problems under the umbrella of "voter fraud".

Who's the Boss?

Erica Williams | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Erica Williams

As a Gen Y-er, a product of hip hop culture and a young person in this economy, I've been conditioned to determine my own destiny, and, for all intents and purposes, hustle. So the answer is simple: When your government can't govern, govern yourselves.

NAACP Blasts Voter ID Laws, Pushes Minorities To Vote In 2012

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — The NAACP plans a big push to increase minority turnout in the 2012 elections, hoping to gain political influence and turn back wh...

Voter I.D. Laws: One Fly, One Sledgehammer

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.24.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Ready to talk about all these new voter-I.D. laws springing up everywhere? (Actually, not quite "everywhere" -- only where the GOP is in charge of making the rules.)

The Great U.S. Political Party Tradition: Rally Yours, Disenfranchise Theirs

Colorado Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Independent

From reading tests and ID challenges to felon disenfranchisement laws and the endless purging of voter rolls, the U.S. is almost alone among industrial world democracies in having no uniform federal voting law.

Supreme Court Faces Most Important Voting Decision Since Bush V. Gore

Washington Post | Robert Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Supreme Court will open the new year with its most politically divisive case since Bush v. Gore decided the 2000 presidential election, and its de...