Voter ID Law
House Majority Leader Mike Turzai has caused a stir with remarks about the controversial, recently-enacted voter photo ID law.
A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that in Pennsylvania, Pres. Obama is up, Gov. Corbett is down, and residents are in favor the state’s new voter photo ID law.
Under the new law, a photo ID from any of Pennsylvania’s personal care or long-term care facilities is acceptable at the polls as long as it has an expiration date.
The ACLU of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that its lawsuit over Pennsylvania’s new Voter ID law has a trial date.
Under the new law, student IDs are acceptable if they contain the students name, the name of the institution, the student’s photo and an expiration date. Since most Pennsylvania college IDs don’t comply, students who want to vote in the Commonwealth are left with a choice.
One of the plaintiffs in the suit says she’s spent the last 10 years trying to prove her identity, and has been voting legally in Philadelphia for nearly 40 years.
The new overseer of Philadelphia elections went before City Council with hat in hand asking for more money to pay the people who man the polls.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania announced that it is filing a lawsuit in an effort to overturn the state’s new voter ID law.
Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary provided a “dry run” for the state’s new voter ID law.
The controversial new voter ID law does not take effect until the November general election, but city officials are using today’s primary as a run through of sorts.
Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law requires that, beginning in November of this year, all voters present a photo ID every time they vote. But you need to plan ahead.
“If you have an expired license, you are already in the PennDOT system, and you had to produce proof of ID and residence when you originally got your license,” explains Pennsylvania’s secretary of state, Carol Aichele.
Chris recounts his experience at the Mitt Romney/Tea Party event last night at the Franklin Institute. He details Newt Gingrich’s visit to the St. Louis Zoo and the end of Blue Dog Democrats. He also talks to Secretary of the Commonwealth, Carol Aichele, about the new Voter ID Law.
Richard Trumka, former head of the United Mine Workers and a graduate of Villanova Law School, now heads the national AFL-CIO.
The Pennsylvania ACLU is assembling a legal team to challenge Pennsylvania’s just-passed voter ID law.