Posted on August 11, 2016
Restrictive voter ID laws are being challenged across the country. Courts in Wisconsin and North Carolina have struck down strict requirements for what can be used as a valid form of identification at the polls. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, one of the most conservative courts in the country, also ruled that Texas’ voter ID requirements were discriminatory and ordered a lower court to come up with a provision to the law ameliorating the problem in time for the November election.
Posted on July 14, 2016
It’s July in an election year which means that, among other things, it’s convention time. In the lead up to the conventions, parties are in a flurry of preparation, trying to get every element of their respective events together in time for the opening gavel.
Posted on July 08, 2016
Hi! I’m Samantha and this fall I’m going to be a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania where I major in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and minor in Gender Studies. I’m spending my summer here at FairVote working as an intern in the Outreach and Advocacy department.