Election Legal Compliance

Students Battle NC Voting Laws

North Carolina students are using a never-before-seen defense to battle obstructions to youth voting.

Illinois Gets Early Voting, Same-Day Registration — For a Year

Illinois is expanding access to early voting and making it easier for public university students to vote. But not everyone is happy about it.

Arkansas and Kansas: Voter ID Battlegrounds

Legal back-and-forth on voting laws threw new ID laws in Arkansas and Kansas into question this week.

Voter ID is Dead in Wisconsin

Governor Scott Walker failed to “point to a single instance of known voter impersonation occurring in Wisconsin at any time in the recent past.”

Voter ID Out in Arkansas, but Attorney General Appeals

An Arkansas judge called the state’s voter ID law “void and unenforceable.”

Voter Fraud Detector Fails in Florida

A controversial program designed to fight voter fraud has failed in Florida.

Two Tiers No More: All Voters Must Prove Citizenship in AZ and KS

Two-tiered voting is out. But proof of citizenship for registration is in.

Early Voting Takes a Hit in Two States

Necessary housekeeping or political power grab? Early voting facing limits in Ohio and Wisconsin.

Presidential Commission Urges Voting Innovations

If these good ideas are adopted, voting will get a whole lot easier.

With Lawsuits Flying Over Voting Rights, HeadCount Steps Up

Lawsuits are flying over attempts by Kansas and Arizona to change or disallow the federal voter registration form potentially creating a two-tier system where some residents can only vote in Federal elections. HeadCount put together a petition on the issue — which has almost 35,000 signatures, and counting.