In its June 25, 2013 ruling in Shelby County v. Holder, the Court struck down with a 5-4 majority a provision of the Voting Rights Act.
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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.
The new voter protection director for Florida Democrats told party activists that they should expect a recount during next year’s presidential election.
O’Rourke has unveiled a voting rights proposal he says can increase voter registration by 50 million and raise nationwide voter turnout to 65%.
Voter suppression and Russian interference are some of the greatest barriers to minority voting in 2020, the National Urban League said.
Colorado lawmakers sent a bill to expand state’s automatic voter registration system to governor’s desk, few hours remaining in 2019 legislative session.
Voter ID law and manipulated legislative boundaries are among ways Native Americans’ votes are diluted in Dakotas, a U.S. House panel was told on Tuesday.
Simply put, a voter ID law is any regulation requiring that a voter furnish proof of identity in order to cast a ballot in an election.
Tribes denounce North Dakota identification law that led to poor access to discrimination by poll workers and unfair identification requirements.
In 2016 a consortium of researchers from across U.S. participated in a large study of polling places lines and dynamics in the November general election.
U.S. Senator Tom Udall and others led a group of Senate and House Democrats in re-introducing the Native American Voting Rights Act.