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Voter Access articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section of DC focuses on voter access: a vitally important aspect of democracy concerned with ease of voting and the various barriers in the way. Also see our sections on Election Reform in America and Money in Elections.
The bill would make court-ordered changes to the state’s controversial voter identification law
A federal court in Texas has again ruled the state’s 2011 voter identification law intentionally discriminated
As it stands now, more than half of all states require voters to show ID when they cast a ballot
A federal judge has ruled that Texas’ voter ID was passed with intent to discriminate against minority voters
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that accused state of illegally bumping Georgia voters off the state’s rolls
New organization Protect Voters Now! wants to direct funds to court challenges already in place
Lawmakers pushing to change the date of the city’s 2018 primary election to comply with federal laws
With increasing control of power, plans for more GOP gerrymandering are becoming extremely serious
With a little help from liberal billionaire George Soros, state lawmakers seek to lower voting age to 17