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Culling voter records to take weeks in some Kansas counties

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Some Kansas election officials expect to take weeks to cancel incomplete voter registrations even with a new rule for culling records from Secretary of State Kris Kobach. 101 more words

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Texas ID Requirement Kept Voters From Polls Says Study

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HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Confusion over Texas’ voter photo identification requirement potentially discouraged as many as 9 percent of registered voters from going to the polls in the November 2014 elections in the Latino-majority U.S. 470 more words

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U.S. Federal Court Says Texas Voter ID Violates Voting Rights Act – ABC News

A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Texas‘ voter ID law has a “discriminatory” effect on minorities in a victory for President Barack Obama, whose administration took the unusual step of bringing the weight of the U.S. 86 more words

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Federal Court Strikes Down 'Discriminatory' Texas Voter ID Law

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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A federal appeals court has struck down Texas’ voter ID law, ruling that the Republican-backed measure first passed in 2011 violates the Voting Rights Act. 170 more words

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Virginia Democrats Sue Over Voter ID Law

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Democrats are trying to strike down the state’s voter ID law, joining efforts in two other swing states to challenge voting laws ahead of the 2016 presidential election. 123 more words

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First Term Texas Senator Ted Cruz at Virginia’s Liberty University , making his first public announcement for his presidential bid, following a 30 second presidential nomination video which Cruz was released earlier this morning. 388 more words

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9 HBCU Students Just Made the Voter-ID War Hot Again – The Root

The voter-ID war just opened up a huge new front. This time in Tennessee. A group of nine students from HBCUs Fisk and Tennessee State have filed a federal… 86 more words

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