Pa. Voter ID Law
A new survey finds that Pennsylvania colleges are doing a lot better at making sure students face no surprises this November at the polls, but some are not providing compliant student IDs.
Opponents of Pennsylvania’s recently enacted voter ID law have notched a preliminary victory in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
As the Pennsylvania Supreme Court sat in chambers hearing oral arguments on an effort to overturn the state’s controversial new voter ID law, a rally was held across the street to protest the law.
The five Pennsylvania Department of Transportation photo and exam centers in Philadelphia will stay open until 7pm on Thursdays, from September 27th until November 8th.
Mayor Nutter wanted extra hours and extra personnel at all ID centers every day until Election Day. The state countered with a few extra hours on Thursdays.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordinarily has seven justices, but Justice Joan Orie Melvin was suspended in May.
“You got your ID?” one person involved in the campaign asked passersby.
A week after a state court judge refused to block Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, the Commonwealth responded to the ACLU’s request for a swift appeal, saying a hearing date in mid-October would be ideal.
“This decision by Judge Simpson is dripping in political partisanship,” says Jerry Mondesire, the president of the Pennsylvania NAACP.
A Pennsylvania judge isn’t stopping a tough new voter identification law from going into effect.
A national civil rights organization has launched a high-tech way to educate voters who they say will need an ID regardless of the outcome.
Play by the rules. That’s the word from Philadelphia’s election watchdog group, The Committee of 70.
Pennsylvania’s Secretary of the Commonwealth was on the witness stand during day five of the court hearing on Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law.
City Council president Darrell Clarke promised that he and his colleagues will use campaign funds to arrange transportation for registered voters to get Penndot photo IDs when needed.
A top elections official admits that the Commonwealth has no idea how many voters do not have valid ID for voting.
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