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Voting signs are posted during the presidential election in Selma, Alabama.

93-year-old black man disenfranchised by Alabama voter ID law

06/03/14 02:14PM

With Alabama’s voter ID law debuting today, state Republicans are offering a big cash reward to anyone who helps them dig up some voter fraud. But finding voters disenfranchised by the law isn’t hard, even without financial incentives.Willie Mims, 93, showed up to vote at his polling place in Escambia County Tuesday morning. read more

People wait as others vote at the United Auto Workers Local 1250 Hall during election day November 6, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio.

New campaign for voter ID in Ohio

06/02/14 12:52PM

Ohio Republicans have already imposed a slew of voting restrictions in the nation’s most pivotal swing state. But now, they may be gearing up for a push on the most contentious tactic of all: voter ID. read more

Trey Petrus of Carlisle, Ark., leaves an early voting poling place in Lonoke, Ark., May 5, 2014.

Arkansas voter ID law causes chaos and confusion

05/22/14 11:55AM

Arkansas’s voter ID law—declared unconstitutional by a judge but still in effect for now—created chaos and confusion in its first real test during Tuesday’s primaries. Just as troubling, the state’s election administrators are reacting with a collective shrug. read more

Voters sign in to vote at the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center for the U.S. presidential election in Racine, Wisconsin on Nov. 6, 2012.

Wisconsin GOP aims to scrap weekend voting

11/16/13 05:00PM

Wisconsin Republicans are pushing a bill that would make it harder for people in the state’s most populous areas to vote, a move that would hit blacks especially hard. read more

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Is voter ID failing the test already?

11/04/13 12:30PM

With elections set for Tuesday, there are growing signs that a year after Obama pledged to fix America’s voting system, it’s more dysfunctional than ever. read more

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That was quick: Texas moves ahead with discriminatory voting laws

06/25/13 04:15PM

If it hadn’t been for Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, Victoria and Nicole Rodriguez likely would have been unable to vote last year in their first election since turning 18. And State Senator Wendy Davis would have been torn away from the black and Hispanic voters to whom she gave a voice. ... read more