August 11, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
A judge for the US District Court Middle District of North Carolina on Friday rejected preliminary relief in the form of an injunction against a new voter law in North Carolina. The law will require voters to show a picture ID at the polls by 2016, but other changes are already in effect and were ...[read more]
May 9, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
US District Judge Eric Melgren on Wednesday ruled that Kansas and Arizona voters will have to provide proof of US citizenship while registering to vote using the federal form, despite a pending appeal by a US agency of the federal judge's ruling that aids in the enforcement of new voter ...[read more]
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]
March 20, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
The US District Court for the District of Kansas on Wednesday ordered the US Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to assist Kansas and Arizona in enforcing their proof of citizenship laws for new voters by adding language requested by both states to the state-specific instructions on the federal ...[read more]
February 3, 2014
by Michael Muha
JURIST Guest Columnist Robert Popper of Judicial Watch defends the recent changes to Kansas' voter registration process...Kansas' decision to implement a two-tiered system for voter registration is a rationalóand perfectly legalóresponse to a lawless situation that it did not create. Its d... ...[read more]
January 10, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Thursday asked a federal judge in Kansas to return a challenge requiring voters to provide proof-of-citizenship to state court. The challenge focuses on Kansas's two-tiered voter registration system, which requires voters to show proof of citizenship to ...[read more]
January 7, 2014
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Julie Ebenstein of The Voting Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union discusses the ACLU's upcoming challenge to Kansas' bifurcated voter registration system...According to the state of Kansas, some voters are qualified to vote for US President, but not for ...[read more]
November 21, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU on Thursday filed a lawsuit in Shawnee County District Court, challenging Kansas' two-tiered voter registration system. The US Supreme Court has ruled that laws requiring proof of citizenship for federal elections are unconstitutional, but it has preserved ...[read more]
November 5, 2013
by Bradley McAllister
A lawsuit filed on Monday in the second judicial district court of Minnesota alleges that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie acted beyond his authority with the establishment of an online voter registration system in September. The petition was filed by a pair of conservative advocacy groups, ...[read more]
October 4, 2013
by Bradley McAllister
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed a lower court ruling on Thursday, upholding five provisions of the modified Texas Election Code Section 13 covering volunteer deputy registrars (VDR's). Voting for America and Project Vote were two of the four appellees that originally filed ...[read more]

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