“Power play: Federal ruling forbids states from checking voters’ citizenship”

Washington Times: “A federal commission rejected three states’ requests to ask voters for proof of citizenship, issuing a complex decision Friday that said it’s up to the national government, not the states, to decide what to include on registration forms.” … Continue reading

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Election Assistance Commission Issues Controversial Decision Without Commissioners and Approaching Midnight Deadline

In an ongoing dispute between the federal government and the states of Arizona and Kansas over voter registration (which already earlier made it to the Supreme Court), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission issued a decision only minutes before a court-imposed … Continue reading

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“Brennan Center Challenges Kansas and Arizona Voter Registration Restrictions”

Press release: “The League of Women Voters of the United States and the organization’s Kansas and Arizona affiliates today joined a lawsuit arguing the new laws requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote in these states violate federal law.” … Continue reading

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“Groups Oppose Arizona and Kansas Laws Regarding Proof-of-Citizenship for Voter Registration”

Press release: A council of 21 Indian tribes in Arizona, two Arizona citizen groups, and an Arizona state senator filed a motion today in federal court in Kansas to intervene in Kobach v. U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), to oppose … Continue reading

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Litigation Anticipated on NC Voting Changes

The Charlotte Observer has this report on lawsuits anticipated after North Carolina’s Republican Governor Pat McCrory signs a sweeping election bill, as he’s expected to do later this month.  Meanwhile, the Triangle Business Journal reports here on Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper’s opposition to the … Continue reading

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