June 17, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
The US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Monday in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council that Arizona's law requiring that proof of citizenship be provided in order to register to vote is preempted by federal law. The court found that Proposition 200 is preempted by the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), ...[read more]
April 18, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday upheld a portion of an Arizona voter registration law requiring voters to show identification at the polls, while striking down a provision that further required proof of citizenship to register to vote in federal elections. The court held ...[read more]
October 27, 2010
by LaToya Sawyer
A three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday struck down a portion of an Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship for voter registration. The court held that the law, Proposition 200, was inconsistent with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA), ...[read more]
July 9, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
A collection of advocacy groups filed suit Thursday against New Mexico and Indiana alleging that the states have failed to comply with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) by not providing voter registration cards at public assistance agencies. Commonly known as the Motor Voter A... ...[read more]
October 30, 2008
by Leslie Schulman
The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Wednesday upheld an injunction granted by a federal judge earlier this month ordering Michigan voting officials to reinstate on voter rolls the names of newly-registered voters whose voter registration cards were returned to the post office as ...[read more]
November 12, 2007
by Lauren Becker
The Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice is stepping up its enforcement of the 1993 National Voter Registration Act, according to a report from McClatchy Newspapers. The law, commonly known as the Motor Voter Act, is designed to make it easier for Americans to register... ...[read more]
September 20, 2006
by Alexis Unkovic
The US House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday 228-196 that would require voters to present valid photo ID cards when they head to the polls to vote in federal elections starting in 2008, thereby amending the National Voter Registration Act of 1993. By 2010, under the bill, voters would ...[read more]

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