Local voter advocacy groups secured a temporary restraining order preventing the Texas Secretary of State from disclosing voter data, which would have violated state law that protects the privacy of Texans.
Civil rights and voting rights groups filed a motion asking for the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to review the merits of Texas’ appeal from a lower court ruling that the state’s voter ID law was passed with the intent to discriminate.
Brennan Center findings dismantle a key resource that Trump’s “Election Integrity” Commission relies on to justify baseless claims — by President Trump and some of the panel’s members — of rampant voter fraud.
With Gov. Bruce Rauner's signature, 80 million Americans — one in four — now live in a state where the reform has been approved. In Illinois, the legislation had passed by a unanimous vote in both chambers earlier this summer.