Voter ID Law
For Miss Francine, the process went smoothly at her polling place at 13th and Jefferson. But the elderly voter says she had a scare last week after hearing voter ID ads.
The Corbett administration announced this week that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will join two dozen other states in a consortium designed to identify duplicate voter registrations.
A state judge has barred enforcement of Pennsylvania’s strict voter-identification law in the Nov. 5 general election.
The trial in the case challenging Pennsylvania’s voter ID law has wrapped up with closing arguments before a Commonwealth Court judge.
Lawyers in the trial of a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania’s strict new voter-identification law are expected to make closing arguments.
The Harrisburg courtroom was standing-room-only as opening statements were presented. The complete presentation by both sides took just over one hour.
The Pennsylvania Voter ID Coalition changed its name as it refocuses its efforts on defending the right to vote.
Pennsylvania voters will not be required to show photo identification in the May 21 primary election under an agreement signed Thursday by both sides in a pending lawsuit.
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.
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.
ACLU legal director Vic Walczak says the judge will likely schedule a hearing between now and May to determine whether to block the law for the primary.
A Commonwealth Court judge ruled Thursday that he will not interfere in a dispute between the state and voting rights advocates over voter ID ads.
The Department of State spent millions in federal tax dollars educating voters on the voter ID law, only to have to revise ads after a judge blocked the law for November.
Opponents of the state’s new Voter ID law have gone back to court, concerned that state officials are not doing enough to inform the public that photo ID’s are not a requirement to vote in next month’s election.
Voting rights advocates want to use November 6th to test the real world impact of the law on voters.