Appeals court reinstates Texas voter-ID law

Appeals court reinstates Texas voter-ID law

A federal appeals court revived Texas’s voter ID law Tuesday, saying the state’s updated version does enough to protect the right to vote for everyone in the state. The 2-1 decision rejects the findings of a lower court, which had said blacks and Hispanics would disproportionately suffer by struggling to show ID when voting. In […]

Wisconsin lost 200,000 votes in 2016 election due to its ID law

Wisconsin lost 200,000 votes in 2016 election due to its ID law

Nation – According to federal court records, 300,000 registered voters, nine percent of the electorate, lacked strict forms of voter-ID in Wisconsin. A new study by Priorities USA, shared exclusively with The Nation, shows that strict voter-ID laws, in Wisconsin and other states, led to a significant reduction in voter turnout in 2016, with a […]