Stories tagged: "Voter ID"

Voter ID laws mostly serve to disenfranchise voters rather than prevent voter fraud (which is less common than getting struck by lightning).
Voter ID Laws Don’t Stop Fraud, They Stop Voting

Texas, Georgia, and 33 other US states have voter ID laws in place for the 2020 election. They don't stop voter fraud, but they do prevent thousands of registered voters from casting ballots.

A rendering of attorney Allison Riggs' argument during League of Women Voters v. Rucho in 2019. (Art by Art Lien)
In North Carolina, the Courts Made Voting in 2020 More Fair. Here’s What You Need to Know.

An attorney at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice tells us what we need to know about voter ID, new maps, and voting in a pandemic.

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North Carolina’s Voter ID Law Blocked Again for Being Racially Discriminatory

The state Court of Appeals ruled that the way the law was written indicated "an intention to target African American voters rather than a desire to comply with the newly created Amendment in a fair and balanced manner.”

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Here’s What You Need to Know to Vote in North Carolina This Year

At the close of 2019, the state’s voter ID law was temporarily struck down and its gerrymandered congressional maps were drawn.