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Wisconsin voters are confused over ID law, professor tells election officials

Wisconsin voters don’t have a good handle on what types of identification they can use to cast a ballot, a UW-Madison political science professor told the state Elections Commission Tuesday, saying “There is a lot of confusion about what qualifies and what doesn’t qualify.” > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Computer dictionary gives: “a moral or legal entitlement to have or obtain something or to act in a certain way”. WIKI, from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, elaborates: “Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal system, social convention, or ethical theory.” In a 12-11-17 Washington Post Op Ed piece, Emily Miller (deputy press secretary at W’s State Department) writes about the current proposed federal Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. 690 more words

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Lawmakers push for recognition of tribal ID cards

Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow members of federally recognized tribes to use their tribal identification cards for voter registration, to pick up medication at a pharmacy, and to buy alcohol and tobacco products. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Appeals Court Weighs Intent Of Texas' Strict Voter ID Law

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The strict Texas voter ID law with a complicated legal history has been remedied with a provision that allows people who lack a required photo ID to vote if they sign an affidavit stating there was a reasonable impediment to them getting one, the state’s solicitor general told a federal appeals court panel Tuesday in New Orleans. 631 more words

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Latest Version Of Texas Voter ID Law At US Appeals Court

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas officials hoped to persuade federal appeals judges in New Orleans on Tuesday that the state’s latest voter ID law should be allowed to take effect. 444 more words

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Iowa begins mailing paper cards as part of new voter ID law

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s top elections official says his office is beginning to mail paper identification cards as part of a new law requiring voters to show ID at the polls. 156 more words

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Election Commission of India and Facebook join hands to conduct first time voter registration

Election Commission of India has partnered with social networking giant Facebook to conduct a voter registration campaign for the first time voters in the country. As part of this campaign, a reminder will be sent to newly eligible first-time voters on Facebook in India. 253 more words

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