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Judge issues blueprint for fixes in Texas' voter ID law
07/23/16 |
Publication Date: 
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 00:00
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Texas will have to engage in a "meaningful" education campaign about its beleaguered voter ID law and some people lacking required photo identification may be allowed to once again use voter registration cards to cast ballots in the November election, a federal judge said Thursday.

In a two-page order, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos in Corpus Christi provided the first blueprint for potential fixes for Texas' voter ID measure - one day after a federal appeals court said the law violates federal protections against discrimination at the ballot box. ...

"An affidavit is a possible form of a remedy. But the devil is in the details," [Janai Nelson, associate director-counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, which is part of the Texas voter ID case,] said. "For us it's going to be critical an affidavit serves as a vehicle for any willing voters to cast a ballot as freely and securely as possible.”

Breaking: Wisconsin Will Go to 7th Circuit to Block Softening of Voter ID Law: What’s Next?
07/22/16 |
Publication Date: 
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 15:30
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Wisconsin will seek to reverse the order of the federal district court from earlier this week requiring election officials to allow those who lack the right form of ID to vote in WI elections to be able to vote upon signing an affidavit that they face a reasonable impediment in getting the right form of ID.

The suit will go to the 7th Circuit, presumably to the Easterbook-led panel again—the same court that sent the case back to Judge Adelman in the district court and told him to entertain a remedy for those voters who face special burdens in obtaining the right form of ID.

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