The appeals court decision means tens of thousands of eligible citizens in Kansas, Georgia, and Alabama who do not have passports or birth certificates can still register to vote in the upcoming federal elections.
Officials have made important advances over the last few years to secure voting technology, but between now and November there are several steps they can take to ensure America’s elections are properly protected.
A federal district court entered an order to ease Texas’s strict photo ID law — and allow voters without ID to cast a regular ballot this November. The ruling is part of a string of major voting victories in recent weeks.
Research shows you are more likely to be struck by lightning than commit in-person voter impersonation fraud. In rolling back strict voting laws, courts found little evidence of fraud — and substantial evidence of disenfranchisement.
Today, Congress introduced the Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2016, a transformative bill that would add up to 50 million new voters by automatically registering every eligible citizens to vote across the nation.