North Dakota is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Native American tribe over the state’s voter identification requirements.
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Voter ID laws require some form of identification in order to vote or receive a ballot for an election but has been used in US to block voter access. Also see our section on American democracy or our Voter Access archive.
Spread the Vote, an NO aimed at getting more people to cast ballots on election day, has expanded to Indiana, one of 35 states with voter ID laws.
A similar law was passed in 2013, but was dismissed by federal judges quoted saying the policy “targeted African-Americans with almost surgical precision.”
North Carolina Democratic Governor Roy Cooper on Friday vetoed a Republican-authored bill requiring voters to present photo identification.
North Carolina GOP tries voter ID again despite strong opposition by democrats in North Carolina, majority of voters were in favor of requiring photo ID.
It is especially outrageous for Native Americans to still have to fight to prove residency despite being the only Americans whose ancestors were born and raised on this land for millenium.
Early voting ahead of midterms reveals vote related problems like, rejected voter registrations, malfunctioning voting machines and voter confusion.
Potential confusion about the state’s voter ID law, changed by a court decision just weeks before Election Day, could cause problems on Nov. 6.
The 2018 midterm elections are here. Here’s everything you need to know to hit the polls and cast an informed vote this election season.
Center for American Progress examines ways which conservative lawmakers suppresses the votes of people of color, young people, and people with disabilities.