Voter ID

Much of the conversation surrounding the midterm elections focuses on the estimated 40 percent of U.S. adults who plan to vote on Nov. 4, but the much larger share of those who won’t be at the polls are younger, poorer and more racially diverse. credit: Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

Primaries Offer 1st Major Test of Voter ID Laws

In elections that begin next week, voters in 10 states will be required to present photo identification before casting ballots — the first major test of voter ID laws after years of legal challenges.

02/28/2014

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Va. Voter Photo ID Bill Passes on Tie-Breaking Vote

With a tie-breaking vote from Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, Senate Republicans passed legislation Tuesday that would force voters to carry photo identification with them to the polls beginning in 2014.

02/05/2013

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A Va. Voter Photo ID Bill Dies, Another Survives

One bill requiring Virginia voters to present photo identification at the polls is dead, but another lives for at least a few more days.

01/29/2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

People wait in line to vote at the Board of Elections early voting site on October 18, 2012 in Wilson, NC. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Turn Out Supporters For Early Vote As Republicans Try To Suppress Vote

Early vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.

10/19/2012

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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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