Election Legal Compliance

Voter ID Loses Key Supporter, Gains Bigoted Defender

Voter ID laws, always controversial, have now suffered two major public blows, one from an early, decisive defender who now regrets his decision, and another from a conservative activist who offered a racist defense of the laws.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Election Legal Compliance

Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Anti-Discrimination Law

Does the election of a black president and high turnout among minority voters mean that discrimination at the polls is a thing of the past? The Supreme Court seems to think so.

Arizona Voter Registration ID Law Struck Down

The Supreme Court rules today that Arizona can’t require proof of citizenship to register to vote, because it violates federal law. It’s a big victory for voting rights groups, but it could be the beginning of a bigger national battle.