Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 North Carolina voter identification legislation

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Tue. August 3, 2021

-
Poll taxes and literacy tests have given way to voter-ID laws, cutbacks to early voting and same-day registration, polling place closings, voter-roll purges, ... In striking down a remarkably harsh North Carolina law in 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit found that lawmakers had ...
Poll taxes and literacy tests have given way to voter-ID laws, cutbacks to early voting and same-day registration, polling place closings, voter-roll purges, ... In striking down a remarkably harsh North Carolina law in 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit found that lawmakers had ...

After all, while Wisconsin's draconian voter ID law may have helped throw that state to Donald Trump—one analysis found that as many as forty-five thousand people there were deterred from voting in a state Trump won by fewer than twenty-three thousand votes—North Carolina's similarly naked attempts ...
Andy Taylor, professor of political science at North Carolina State University, said both sides are hiring armies of lawyers to fight their legal battles, ... Records show outside law firms charged them more than $3 million in 2017 for a variety of cases, including voter ID and transgender bathroom access.
Poll taxes and literacy tests have given way to voter-ID laws, cutbacks to early voting and same-day registration, polling place closings, voter-roll purges, ... In striking down a remarkably harsh North Carolina law in 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit found that lawmakers had ...
But the headlines about conservative policies — such as HB2 that regulated transgender bathroom access and the voter ID law that aimed to end out-of-precinct voting and same-day registration during early voting, among other restrictions — do not reflect the true character of the North Carolina electorate.

The Justice Department during the Obama administration also sued North Carolina and Texas over their voter ID laws, and it sued Arizona over a law designed to crack down on illegal immigration. That case ultimately made it to the Supreme Court, which struck down portions of the law but let stand the ...
North Carolina's legislators have repeatedly crafted legislation aimed not at combatting voter fraud but at setting up obstacles to vote for constituencies that generally don't support Republicans. A federal appeals court found that the state's voter ID law was designed to “target African Americans with almost ...
“Following the Court's decision in Shelby County, [North Carolina] rushed through, in what seemed to have been the heat of the night, an omnibus voting rights law that eliminated same-day registration, adopted a stricter voter ID requirement, limited voting hours, made it harder for young people to vote, ...
For critics of voter ID laws, the Michigan crackdown represents a new development in a long legacy of disenfranchising minority voters. “It seems clear from the record in North Carolina and Texas that voter ID laws have been enacted with oftentimes discriminatory intent, particularly to suppress the votes of ...
And researchers found that states with a strict voter ID law doubled and in some cases even tripled the racial turnout gaps between white and non-white voters. In North Carolina, federal courts have found that both the legislative and Congressional redistricting processes were marred by gerrymandering on ...
Even the Supreme Court struck down voter ID laws in Texas and North Carolina, ruling that the states' ID laws were intentionally designed to stop African ... One of the most compelling studies was conducted by the Washington Post in the article 'Do Voter Identification Laws Suppress Minority Voting? Yes.
Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, told the Commission that the litany of laws and policies adopted in states throughout the nation such as limiting early voting, laws requiring voter ID, inaccessible polling stations and non-posted voting hours, represented the new ...
Federal courts have already struck down voter ID laws in Texas, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and North Dakota that discriminated against minorities. There are many other tactics that right wing forces have used to suppress voter turnout. The purging of voter rolls, felon disenfranchisement, and cutting back ...
It's one of many policies that are “creating a climate of discrimination,” Lieberman said, in the same vein as restrictive voter ID laws, the slashing of early voting in states like Florida and North Carolina, and the consolidation of polling places, all of which adversely affect communities of color. In North Carolina ...
Von Spakovsky made a name for himself serving in President George W. Bush's Justice Department, where he overrode career officials in green-lighting Georgia's voter ID law and a Texas redistricting plan. When Arizona — in an effort backed by Kobach — was trying to enforce its own proof-of-citizenship ...
It doesn't have to be this way - HB2, voter ID, magistrates, confirmation hearings, exempt jobs, racial gerrymandering, subpoenas and so on.

USA TODAY - Democratic lawmakers in at least 30 U.S. states are either unveiling or highlighting legislation this week aimed at President Trump's working-class voters, in a nationwide coordinated rebuttal to the agenda the president will outline in his ...
Last Tuesday, The News & Observer reported that Gov. Roy Cooper, along with Attorney General Josh Stein, has plans to rescind the U.S.
The first action taken by the NAACP was to decide not to hold their annual convention in North Carolina. The boycott comes as a response to North Carolina redrawing voter districts, enacting a new voter ID law, enacting a law to limit the power of the ...
GREENSBORO - With controversies swirling around North Carolina's House Bill 2, a new governor's Cabinet appointments and the voter ID law, you would think the General Assembly would have too much on its plate to worry about making big changes to ...
North Carolina: It seems that not a week goes by without North Carolina's Republican legislators concocting new schemes to change election laws to their benefit and usurp power from newly elected Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. The GOP's latest set of ...
The dismissal request came after the State Board of Elections said Wednesday it has never taken a position in the court fight over the 2013 law adopting tougher voting rules. Stein's office wrote that since Cooper this week decided to end the case ...
Striking down the voter ID law in North Carolina, the federal appeals court found that the new provisions "target African-Americans with almost surgical precision," while providing "inept remedies" for an alleged problem of voter fraud that is nonexistent.
VOTER ID-NORTH CAROLINA, from RALEIGH - North Carolina's top Democrats are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss an effort to revive a law struck down as unconstitutional because it targeted minority voters to help Republicans. SENT: 130 words ...
Lawmakers have filed a bipartisan bill aimed at breaking an impasse over North Carolina's "bathroom bill," but it's likely to face tough going in the Republican-controlled legislature.
An overwhelming majority of Iowans, 69 percent, back voter ID, says a Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll released Sunday.
"Roy Cooper's and Josh Stein's desperate and politically-motivated stunt to derail North Carolina's voter ID law is not only illegal, it also raises serious questions about whether they've allowed their own personal and political prejudices and ...
"Roy Cooper's and Josh Stein's desperate and politically-motivated stunt to derail North Carolina's voter ID law is not only illegal; it also raises serious questions about whether they've allowed their own personal and political prejudices and ...
North Carolina's new Democratic governor and attorney general say they're ending state efforts to persuade the U.S.
North Carolina's 2013 law targeted black voters "with almost surgical precision" and was "one of the largest restrictions of the franchise in modern North Carolina history," an appeals court ruled. A federal judge blocked North Dakota's voter ID law ...
Voter ID: We've always suspected it, but now new academic research confirms it: Strict voter ID laws do indeed disproportionately lower turnout among Latino, black, and Asian voters compared to whites, which of course benefits conservatives and the ...
And a month later, a stalemate at the Supreme Court blocked North Carolina from instituting laws that included a voter ID provision and restrictions on early voting and same-day registration. The appeals court that heard the case found that those ...
Additionally, West Virginia will begin to require voter ID in 2018 and North Carolina's law is pending a court challenge.
Scott Walker was one of several Republican governors to sign strict voter ID laws that limited turnout in traditionally Democratic Party precincts in 2016.
North Carolina has seen a number of shifts in state voting laws. During the March primary, voter ID rules were in effect.
There is already evidence that voting restrictions contributed to Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald Trump in crucial swing states like Wisconsin, while voter ID laws in states like North Carolina have been overturned in court for being racially ...
Voting rights are as relevant today as it was 51 years ago as we witness challenges to state voter ID laws in cases in North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Texas, resulting in federal court decisions that such laws have specifically targeted certain minority ...
SK Rossi, the director of advocacy and policy at ACLU Montana, said HB 357 is closer to legislation struck down recently in federal district courts in North Carolina and Texas than the Supreme Court decision Skees referenced. While bills may look ...
North Carolina State University students wait in line to vote in the primaries at Pullen Community Center on March 15, 2016, in Raleigh, North Carolina. The North Carolina primary is the state's first use of the state's voter ID law. (Sara D. Davis ...
Before the presidential election, federal courts rolled back some of the toughest restrictions in North Carolina and Texas.
Voter ID laws in states like North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin prevented voters from participating. A concerning factor regarding these laws is that they tend to target communities mostly populated by poor people of color. Even after courts have ...
Started in the US state of North Carolina, Moral Monday has grown out of grassroots, non-violent organising. The action has ... In 2013 Reverend Barber and other activists lead marches in Raleigh protesting a new voter ID law that gained national ...
Voter ID laws in states like North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin prevented voters from participating. A concerning factor regarding these laws is that they tend to target communities mostly populated by poor people of color. Even after courts have ...
North Carolina's law included strict voter ID requirements, eliminated same-day voter registration, cut a full week of early voting, and barred voters from casting a ballot outside their home precincts.
Last year, federal courts struck down voter ID laws in Wisconsin, Texas and North Carolina. But Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas and other states are still considering voter ID proposals. In Virginia, which already has a voter photo ID law, legislators are ...
Rick Hasen, an elections law professor at the University of California at Irvine who has closely followed North Carolina cases, says the move indicates that the justices anticipate other redistricting cases already in the pipeline could affect the ...
The Supreme Court could decide as early as Monday whether to review an appellate court decision striking down North Carolina's law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls. The ruling by the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of ...
McCrory had been in office for just over three months when, in April 2013, Barber and 16 other people, most of them clergy, were arrested while protesting a new voter ID law. Over the next three years, the basic formula played out again and again: ...
Additional lawsuits seek to have Maryland's Democratic-drawn maps deemed an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander, while other challenges are attempting to invalidate Republican-drawn maps on partisan grounds in North Carolina and Wisconsin, the latter ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    usa
     states
      north carolina
       government
        general assembly
         legislation
           voter identification

North Carolina legislation:
           abortion
           early voting
           education
           environment
           gay rights
           guns
           housing
           marriage
           medicaid
           racial justice act
           religion
           unemployment
           voter identification