By Paul Bedard | 02/28/14 08:05 AM
Former President Bill Clinton has signed on to promote a new Democratic voter project, claiming that the GOP is trying with voter identification laws to block divorced women, college students, blacks, the disabled and younger Americans from voting. “There is no greater assault on our core...
By Bloomberg News | 02/25/14 03:53 PM
Wisconsin's requirement for photo identification to vote is illegal because the state's voting criteria can be changed only by constitutional amendment, an attorney challenging the statute told the state Supreme Court.
By Justin Green | 02/20/14 01:06 PM
Sen. Rand Paul testified Wednesday in support of a state constitutional amendment restoring voting rights for felons in Kentucky. The amendment, which passed the Kentucky state Senate by a vote of 34-4, would return the voting franchise to felons after a five-year waiting period, according to...
02/20/14 03:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A D.C. councilmember is heading to New Hampshire to try to get support for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress. Councilmember David Catania will testify Thursday before a committee of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. The committee is considering a...
By Roxana Hegeman | 02/12/14 08:37 AM
A decision on whether states have a constitutional right to require proof-of-citizenship documentation for their residents who register to vote using a national form is now in the hands of a federal judge in a case with broad implications for voting rights.
02/11/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder called on a group of states Tuesday to restore voting rights to ex-felons, part of a push to fix what he sees as flaws in the criminal justice system that have a disparate impact on racial minorities. "It is time to fundamentally rethink laws...
02/11/14 03:44 PM
Fox HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – The Montana Supreme Court recently ruled that a legislative referendum aimed at ending Election Day registration will appear on the ballot this November, so long as the state’s attorney general tweaks the language. If passed by voters, Legislative...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/11/14 03:24 PM
During a speech at the Georgetown University Law Center on Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder declared that he wanted to extend voting rights for felons after being released from prison.
By Meghashyam Mali | 01/28/14 11:07 PM
President Obama in his State of the Union address criticized the Supreme Court decision striking down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, saying the ruling had “weakened” the law. The president vowed in his speech to Congress that his administration would work to protect voting rights...
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