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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.
Political Struggle Over Controversial North Carolina Voter ID Amendment
Starting in 2020 North Carolina voters will have to show identification when voting. Voters approved the amendment in November.
Next GOP Voter Suppression Ploy Targets Students
College students voted at record levels in 2018 midterm, paving the way for the Democrats’ victory in key states, some Republicans have taken notice.
Legal Challenge To Iowa Voter ID Law Begins In State Court
Court challenge to 2017 law that changes voting in Iowa begins before a judge.Trial focused on portions that require a voter to show an ID before voting.
Voting Rights In America, Six Years After Shelby v. Holder
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.
Official Tells Florida Democrats to Expect 2020 Vote Recount
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 Voting Rights Plan Seeks 65% National Voter Turnout
O’Rourke has unveiled a voting rights proposal he says can increase voter registration by 50 million and raise nationwide voter turnout to 65%.
National Urban League Focusing on Minority Voting in 2020
Voter suppression and Russian interference are some of the greatest barriers to minority voting in 2020, the National Urban League said.
Governor To Sign Bill Expanding Colorado Automatic Voter Registration
Colorado lawmakers sent a bill to expand state’s automatic voter registration system to governor’s desk, few hours remaining in 2019 legislative session.
Discrimination And Suppression Of Native American Voters In Dakotas
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.