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Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

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Opening Arguments Held As ACLU Fights To Overturn Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

The Harrisburg courtroom was standing-room-only as opening statements were presented. The complete presentation by both sides took just over one hour.

07/15/2013

(Pa. Voting Rights Coalition operations chief Joe Certaine, at lectern, describes the group's newly expanded mission.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Group Fighting Pa. Voter ID Law Takes On Expanded Voting-Rights Role

“If one citizen is deprived of the right to vote, that’s one too many,” said Joe Certaine, the coalition’s chief of operations.

07/10/2013

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ACLU: Voter ID Agreement ‘Good News For Voters’

The parties in the voter ID case agree that voters will not need to show photo ID at the polls in order to vote in May. They filed the agreement with the court Thursday.

02/15/2013

(Advancement Project attorney Marian Schneider, in dark jacket, and Philadelphia voter Mickia Moore, in white blouse, testify.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Pa. Lawmakers Hear Stories of Philadelphia Election Day Chaos Caused by Voter ID Law

A group of Pennsylvania legislators heard testimony from watchdog groups and voters on the state’s new voter ID law and problems it may have caused at the polls on Election Day 2012.

01/31/2013

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law To Go To Trial In July

A legal challenge to the Pennsylvania law mandating photo identification for voters is tentatively scheduled for trial beginning July 15 in Harrisburg.

01/22/2013

(This woman got a Penndot ID card in anticipation that she would need it to vote.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

2012 Year in Review: Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania’s controversial new voter ID law snagged national headlines for months this year, sparking protests and a major legal battle that reached the state Supreme Court.

12/27/2012

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Polling Issues Impact Voting In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s election watchdog group says voting in the city is being hampered by a registration issues, a claim disputed by the city officials who run the polling places.

11/06/2012

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Ruling Expected Today In Pa. Newspaper’s Poll-Observing Case

A federal judge is expected to rule, today, on whether reporters can cover elections from inside Pennsylvania polling places.

10/05/2012

Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele discusses Pennsylvania's voter ID law with students at Temple University. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Secretary of the Commonwealth Discusses Fate of Voter ID Law During Visit To Philadelphia

Secretary Carol Aichele made a stop at Temple University on Thursday to talk about the voter ID law. On Tuesday, the Commonwealth Court ruled voters will not need photo ID for the November election.

10/04/2012

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Philadelphia Election Officials Lay Out Plans To Make Sure Voters Have Proper ID Come November

After last week’s court ruling upholding Pennsylvania’s controversial Voter ID law, election officials in Philadelphia are scrambling to make sure voters do have proper ID come November’s presidential election.

08/20/2012

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