RALEIGH, N.C. – Lawsuits challenging changes to North Carolina's election law failed to show it hampered the ability of minority voters to exercise political power, a federal judge ruled Monday in dismissing the cases. U.S. District Judge …
A worker holds stickers for voters at a polling station at the Princeton Baptist Church in Princeton, North Carolina, on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2016. Chris Keane/Reuters On Monday morning, the country’s most discriminatory voter
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Legislation that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) plans to sign into law -- despite not reading the entire bill -- will make it more difficult for college students to vote in the Tar Heel state. The GOP-backed bill, H.B. 589, will require …
The 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Friday struck down parts of a North Carolina law requiring voters to show identification in order to cast a ballot, the latest blow to a new round of contentious laws aimed at rewriting election …
On July 25, 2013, both houses of the North Carolina Legislature passed the Voter Information Verification Act (HB 589), popularly known as the “voter ID law,” overhauling the state’s election laws. The bill’s provisions require photo …
North Carolina’s presidential race could be competitive ... They blasted the ruling as a partisan and emphasized the law was intended to make voter fraud more difficult. “Photo IDs are required to purchase Sudafed, cash a check, board an …
Federal appellate judges on Friday struck down a 2013 law limiting voting options and requiring voters to show photo ID at the polls, declaring in an unsparing opinion that the restrictions “target African Americans with almost surgical precision.”
We’re not sure if those Republicans are short on memory or long on gall, but just in case it’s the former, here’s a brief and recent history on voting, race and the party …
Under a restrictive new voter ID law in North Carolina, a state-issued photo ID is required for voting as of the 2016 election. Voters can obtain a state-issued ID at no cost. But that requires getting to a state driver's license office, …
A federal appeals court Friday overturned parts of North Carolina’s 2013 voting law, including provisions that required voters to show a photo identification card, saying they were enacted “with racially discriminatory intent” in violation of …