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Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

A Third Legal Challenge to Texas Voter ID Law

By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Two groups representing minority voters and officeholders sued to block the state’s new voter ID law, which will be used for the first time in a statewide Texas election this November  — barring intervention by a court. The new law requires voters to show an approved photo identification card when

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

DOJ Seeks to Stop Texas Voter ID, Redistricting Maps

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday that it will again seek to dismantle Texas’ voter ID law, this time with a lawsuit alleging the measure violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. The...

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Voter Suppression In the U.S. – An Infographic

The way things now stand, 10% of Latino voters have had their right to vote suppressed in the states that have approved voter ID laws. The prospect for the future is that more states will follow suit. We know...