Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday signed a bill that will require Ohio voters to show a photo ID when voting in person…
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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.
Voter ID, Partisan Gerrymandering Struck Down In NC Rulings
The North Carolina Supreme Court issued two important rulings in voting rights cases Friday, on gerrymandering and voter ID.
Eight in 10 Americans Favor Early Voting, Photo ID Laws
Large majorities of Americans favor three measures meant to make voting easier: early voting (78% in favor) and automatic voter registration (65%).
DOJ Sues Arizona Over Proof Of Citizenship Voter Law
The DOJ has filed a lawsuit against the state of Arizona seeking to stop a law that requires citizenship proof to vote in federal elections.
Feds: Arizona Could Face Lawsuit Over Voter ID Law
Arizona’s statute requiring proof of citizenship to cast a vote in a presidential election is being challenged in court by Biden’s administration.
Missouri Lawmakers Approve A Photo ID Requirement For Voters
The state’s Republican-led lawmakers Thursday passed a bill that would require residents to have photo identification to cast a ballot.
Texas Voting Rules Causing High Number Of Ballot Rejections
Prior to next month’s state governor’s primary, new tighter voter ID rules have already resulted in a significant number of ballot rejections.
Wisconsin Governor Vetoes Voter Suppression Bills
On Tuesday, Gov. Tony Evers (D) vetoed Republican-sponsored bills that would have limited Wisconsin’s absentee voting options.
Wisconsin’s DMV Holds the Keys To Democracy
For most Wisconsin residents, the Department of Motor Vehicles serves as a portal to the right to vote, as well as the right to drive freely.
Democrats Signal A Shift Toward Accepting Voter ID
In recent days, top Democrats have softened their opposition to voter ID measures and are increasingly willing to accept such restrictions.