Another legislative session, another unfortunate attempt by Texas politicians to make it harder to vote. While other states move their registration systems into the 21st century — by putting the onus on the government to add eligible voters to the rolls, or letting citizens sign up online, for example — Texas maintains its sad tradition of disenfranchisement. 716 more words
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Republican candidate for Missouri secretary of state on Thursday filed an initiative petition that would allow the Legislature to require voters to present photo identification at the polls. 549 more words
Twenty-four members of the Ohio House of Representatives — all Republicans — cosponsored a bill introduced last week that would require many Ohio residents to pay an actual poll tax in order to vote… 434 more words
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Turned up to polling station, named our road, pointed at name on list, said "that's me", and was handed ballot. It's a pretty secure system.
We can’t know yet how the Supreme Court will rule on same-sex marriage in June, but we already do know this: The decision won’t be based on a dispassionate reading of the Constitution. 249 more words
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several Republican lawmakers in Ohio say they plan to introduce legislation to require voters in the swing state to show photo identification at the polls. 123 more words