On Tuesday, Gov. Tony Evers (D) vetoed Republican-sponsored bills that would have limited Wisconsin’s absentee voting options.
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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.
In recent days, top Democrats have softened their opposition to voter ID measures and are increasingly willing to accept such restrictions.
Maine has expanded students’ voter ID options. The new bill allows student ID as a valid form of identification when registering to vote.
A white stripe on a student’s ID for the student’s name could make that student’s ID serve as voter ID, thanks to two FSU students.
GOP lawmakers in NH aim to restrict student voting, tighten voter ID requirements while blocking early voting, mail balloting.
This article traces the progression of Kentucky’s voter ID law, which went from being one of the strictest to one of the most lenient.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced on Wednesday that a bill requiring a photo ID for a provisional ballot would be signed into law.
The British Government has been warned that the newly proposed ID laws disproportionately affect people from poorer communities.
Two Tennessee lawmakers filed bill to allow state and local election commissions to use fingerprints to verify voter identity at polls.