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Councilman Rigo Rodriguez and his wife, Lissette, now stand as the only active defendants who have not entered a probationary program as a result of the state's voter fraud investigation involving the controversial 2010 municipal election. During a
Over the last several years, voter I.D. laws passed by state legislatures have been making it harder for poor people, students, the elderly, and minorities to vote. Attorney General Eric Holder has compared these laws to the poll tax , which was
One month after a state Supreme Court ruling blew up key portions of the state's fracking-friendly gas-drilling law, Corbett's legal team got another shock...McGinley issued a blistering 103-page opinion dismantling the state's "Voter ID" law. "
Voter ID laws have been cropping up all around the country since President Barack Obama was elected in 2008. Over 30 states, mostly Republican led, have sought or passed restrictive voter ID laws. Some voter-suppressing bills have managed
Proponents of strict voter ID laws were dealt a blow on Friday, when a Pennsylvania judge struck down the state's voter ID law. Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley said the law, signed in 2012 by Republican Gov.
The activist group Moral Mondays is comprised of faith-based North Carolinians who represent the best in social democracy as they seek civil rights and equality through civil disobedience for the underserved and disadvantaged of their
Former Secretary of State Charlie Whites request for a new voter fraud trial has been denied by a Hamilton Superior Court judge, court documents say. The embattled former state official was convicted in 2012 on felony convictions of theft and voter
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced Wednesday that his office found 17 non-citizens illegally cast ballots in the 2012 presidential election -- and has referred the case for possible prosecution. The alleged crime would be a notable case of
Voter ID laws and other efforts to limit access to the polls were originally sold to the American public as a way to prevent voter fraud. However, North Carolina’s strict new voter ID laws, the elimination of same-day registration and
Parties who are a gulf apart over what laws should be in place to ensure fair and open elections are just as widely divided about how quickly a lawsuit challenging new voter laws should be heard in federal court. North Carolina and other voter rights