Tag: voter id

WI’s Voter ID Law Suppressed 200,000 Votes in 2016 (Trump Won By 22,748)

Prior to the 2016 election, Eddie Lee Holloway Jr., a 58-year-old African-American man, moved from Illinois to Wisconsin, which implemented a strict voter-ID law for the first time in 2016. He brought his expired Illinois photo ID, birth certificate, and Social Security card to get a photo ID for voting in Wisconsin, but the DMV…

Judge strikes down Arkansas voter ID law

A Pulaski County, Ark., judge on Thursday struck down a law requiring voters to show photo identification at voting polls, saying it was unconstitutional. Judge Tim Fox said the law added qualifications beyond those stated in the Arkansas Constitution. The state attorney general’s office said it would appeal the decision. The law was vetoed by…

North Carolina Voter ID Law Challenged

Aaron Sorkin must be so happy. The U.S. Justice Department will file a lawsuit Monday challenging North Carolina’s restrictive voter-ID law, charging that it is an illegal form of discrimination against minorities. Enacted after the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated parts of the 1964 Voting Rights Act, the North Carolina law limits early voting, eliminates same-day…