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.
Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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.
Early vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.
A federal judge is expected to rule, today, on whether reporters can cover elections from inside Pennsylvania polling places.
Chris reviews yesterday’s court ruling postponing implementation of Pennsylvania’s voter ID law until after this year’s election and the longer video of a police officer striking a woman. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey, Cara Blouin, producer of the Republican Film Festival and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.