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According to the research, strict voter ID laws suppress Latino turnout by 10.3 percentage points and turnout among multi-racial voters by 12.8 points. When the Supreme Court upheld Texasvoter ID law in 2014 …
vocativ.com · 2/5/2016
laws remain in flux in a number of states — including North Carolina and Texas, where voter ID requirements are being challenged in court. Now the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, the federal agency charged …
peconicpublicbroadcasting.org · 2/3/2016
The Supreme Court is allowing Texas to enforce a new voter identification law, which civil rights groups say will force hundreds of thousands of minorities to be turned away at the polls. VPC Voters in Texas will have to present identification for the ...
USA Today · ByRichard Wolf · 10/18/2014
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Washington Post · 8/30/2012
Texas state officials went to federal court Monday to defend a controversial new voter identification law, dismissing suggestions the requirement would deny hundreds of thousands of people -- many of them minorities -- access to the ballot. A weeklong ...
CNN · ByBill Mears · 7/9/2012
WASHINGTON -- A Texas voter ID law considered to be one of the most restrictive in the country is doing exactly what Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg warned it would do: stopping Americans from voting. A disabled woman in Travis County …
The Huffington Post · 10/30/2014
Texas’ new voter ID law, set to go into effect on Nov. 5, requires individuals to provide a photo ID featuring their legally recognized name in order to vote. It’s well-documented that such laws disproportionately disenfranchise low-income voters ...
Salon · 10/22/2013
In 2012 a federal court struck down Texas' ID law, ruling it would potentially disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of minority voters. But that federal decision was invalidated when the Supreme Court last year ruled part of the Voting Rights Act ...
NPR News · 10/30/2013
The decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit pertained to one of a series of laws enacted in Republican-governed states requiring potential voters to show identification that Democrats saw as intended to disenfranchise minorities who ...
Reuters · ByJon Herskovitz · 8/5/2015
Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Texas’ four-year-old voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act but is not a “poll tax” barred under the U.S. Constitution, a federal appeals court has ruled. The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of ...
The Texas Tribune · 8/5/2015