Voter ID Law
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.
Starting today, a new Pennsylvania ID is being made available to help potential voters get ready for the November election.
“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.
Although the actual impact of a ruling is unclear, grassroots organizations say they will continue voter education efforts on the law until there is a final decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
After six days of testimony, the showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law will culminate this morning with closing arguments.
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.
The trial over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law begins next week and ACLU and the Commonwealth submitted their final court papers laying out arguments for and against the law.
The chant was, “Don’t block my vote!” as red AARP shirts peppered the lawn at Independence Mall.
Minority city commissioner Al Schmidt says his probe into the May primary is not related to, nor prompted by, the furor over the state’s new voter ID law.
The panel discussion centered on the new law and its connection with a related issue that surfaced two years ago.
Pennsylvania state senator Shirley Kitchen, whose constituency includes North Philadelphia, held a streetcorner rally at 23rd and Allegheny to remind area residents about Pennsylvania’s controversial new voter ID law.
Several Asian American civil rights groups held a press conference earlier this week to discuss how the Commonwealth’s voter ID law is impacting new immigrants.
Democrats in the Pennsylvania legislature are pouncing on comments by the House Republican leader about the newly enacted, controversial voter ID law.