United States District Court Judge Eric Melgren ruled Wednesday that the federal Election Assistance Commission could not reject requests from individual states to add specific instructions to their national voter registration form.
The first major test of ten new state voter ID laws took place yesterday, as Texas implemented its voter ID measure.
Chris continues to analyze the media coverage of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and talks to comedian and talk show host Dennis Miller.
Chris reviews yesterday’s NFL Conference Championship games, Pennsylvania’s voter ID law being struck down, and Vladimir Putin’s attempt to welcome gay athletes to the Olympics. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.
A state judge has struck down the law requiring Pennsylvania’s voters to show photo identification at the polls.
Pennsylvania is spending $1-million in taxpayer dollars to advertise the voter ID law, even though the future of the law is uncertain. The ads have voting rights advocates are ringing the alarm.
The Corbett administration is dismissing complaints about the latest version of TV ads about the state’s voter ID law.
A state Commonwealth Court trial on Pennsylvania’s voter-identification law is slated to resume Monday.
Pennsylvania’s voter ID law heads back to court Monday after nearly a year in legal purgatory. Opening arguments begin this afternoon in a trial that is expected to last two weeks.
The Pennsylvania Voter ID Coalition changed its name as it refocuses its efforts on defending the right to vote.
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.
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.
The plaintiffs in the voter ID case are set to file papers today asking the Commonwealth Court to extend the block on the voter ID law. It was stopped only for the November election.
The voting rights watchdog, Committee of Seventy, released the results of its Election Day survey on Voter ID.
Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson is expected to layout the timeline for the remainder of the case, including the date when a final decision on the voter ID law could be made.