The Obama administration is suing North Carolina over the state’s new restrictive voting rules, the latest federal effort to protect minority voters after the Supreme Court recently struck down parts of the Voting Rights Act. The suit, …
Voter ID laws, he declares, have “comparatively modest electoral consequences.” Cohn bases his conclusion on an analysis conducted by the secretary of state in North Carolina, where a voter ID law is being considered. The North
North Carolina has a new law scaling back the period for early voting and imposing stringent voter identification requirements. It is among at least five Southern states adopting stricter voter ID and other election laws. The Justice …
Last night, one of the strictest voter ID laws in the country went into effect in North Carolina. In reality, the law is a sort of “voter suppression” omnibus package, packed full of provisions that cannot be justified on voter-fraud grounds, …
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — 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 …
(CNN) – North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed a controversial voter ID bill into law Monday, citing the "common sense" need to protect the right to vote. The law will go into effect for the 2016 elections and will, among other things, …
Three federal judges, all appointed by Democrats, struck down North Carolina’s voter ID law, ruling it was “passed with racially discriminatory intent.” North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory vowed the state would “immediately appeal” the ruling, …
Election law experts consider North Carolina’s voter law one of the nation’s most far-reaching. In Wisconsin, where one federal judge already had eased restrictions on voter-ID requirements, a second judge found that additional elements of …
RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal appeals court blocked a North Carolina law requiring photo identification to cast in-person ballots, ruling Friday that it was enacted "with discriminatory intent." Opponents of the law say the ruling should …