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 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 …
Voting lines in North Carolina—like this one in Charlotte from 2008—stand to get a lot longer in future election years. Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images It's been a week since the Supreme Court effectively ended Voting Rights Act pre …
North Carolina's new voter ID law, signed and enacted by Gov. Pat McCrory (R) this week, requires the state's voters to furnish identification at the polls and strips away a number of protections that guard against voter disinfranchisement. …
North Carolina’s controversial voter identification law is being used for the first time in Tuesday’s primary, and registered voters are experiencing the consequences of the voter suppression measure. About 218,000 North Carolinians, …
A federal appeals court struck down North Carolina’s voter ID law on Friday, finding that a series of provisions approved by lawmakers in 2013 were “enacted with racially discriminatory intent.” Among the voter registration changes made in …
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.
In North Carolina, one the inaugural actions the GOP took upon gaining power in …
RALEIGH, N.C. | A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately affecting minorities, finding that the law was intended to make it …