Tag: Voter ID

The Power of Your Vote: North Carolina’s Rejected Voting Laws

The HeadCount blog is an open forum where all opinions are welcome. Anyone wishing to write for the HeadCount blog may do so by emailing [email protected] This commentary reflects only the views of the author and not of the HeadCount organization.  Sometimes your vote really counts. Yesterday I got to see that in action in my home state…

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform

HeadCount Launches The Hub for Voter Info

HeadCount has launched an online hub for voter information at www.headcount.org/govote. It’s the most comprehensive source of voter information on the Web

Posted in News

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.”

PA Voter ID Law Struck Down in Court

A judge’s ruling could spell the end of strict voter ID in Pennsylvania.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Election & Political Sites

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

As Two Lawsuits Challenge Voting Laws, Florida Prepares a New Purge

Election officials don’t seem too afraid of the DOJ or Eric Holder, who’s pledged to fight voter discrimination wherever he finds it. While he gears up for a legal challenge to North Carolina’s law, Florida builds its next purge of the voter rolls, and it’s Republican purge vs. Democrat lawsuit in Virginia.

The DOJ Takes on Texas Again — This Time Over Voter ID

Texas takes on a second lawsuit from the Department of Justice over voting laws the DOJ sees as discriminatory.

Voting Rights Fight Heating Up

New battles over voting rights are flaring up in TX and NC.

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform