April 2, 2014
by Dominic Yobbi
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled Tuesday that the administration of Florida Governor Rick Scott violated federal law when attempting to remove "non-citizen" voters from the rolls in the 2012 presidential election. The court ruled that the voter purge before the election ...[read more]
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]
June 27, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Florida on Wednesday denied a request by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to issue a temporary injunction barring Florida from continuing the practice of purging its voter rolls. The DOJ alleges that Florida's policy violates the ...[read more]
June 13, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Tuesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking to halt Florida's ongoing purging of voter rolls. The DOJ alleges that Florida's policy violates the National Voter Registration Act (VRA), which requires all voter roll maintenance to cease 90 days before ...[read more]
June 2, 2012
by Jamie Davis
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday sent a letter to Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner, demanding that the state stop purging its voting rolls, a process that is not approved under the Voting Rights Act (VRA) or the National Voter Registration Act. Under the National Voter ...[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]
September 20, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On September 20, 2006, the US House of Representatives voted 228-196 in favor of the Federal Election Integrity Act of 2006. The legislation would amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require voters to present valid photo ID cards when voting in federal elections starting in 2008. ...[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]

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