Voter ID law

Texas ID Requirement Kept Voters From Polls Says StudyNearly 13 percent said their lack of any one of the seven photo IDs was a reason they did not vote in the Latino majority Congressional district researchers studied.
Federal Court Strikes Down 'Discriminatory' Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court has struck down Texas' voter ID law, ruling that the Republican-backed measure first passed in 2011 violates the Voting Rights Act.
Justices Allow Texas Use Of New Voter ID LawThe Supreme Court allows Texas to use the new voter identification law for November elections.
Texas Asks Supreme Court To Preserve Voter ID LawAttorney General Greg Abbott is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to keep the state's voter ID law in place with early voting starting next week.
Appeals Court Reinstates Texas Voter ID Law A federal appeals court has reinstated a Texas voter ID law that the U.S. Justice Department describes as the state's latest tool to suppress minorities in elections.
Texas Voter ID Law Blocked By Federal Judge A federal judge filed a permanent injunction against enforcement of a tough Texas voter ID law.
Texas Voter ID Decision Not Expected Before Nov. ElectionsA federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law.
Civil Rights Group: Texas Passive On Voter Turnout Civil rights activists accused Texas officials Monday of not enforcing laws designed to drive voter turnout.
Texas Voter ID Case Gets September 2014 Trial Date A federal judge has set a September 2014 trial date for a lawsuit seeking to overturn Texas' Voter ID — just ahead of a pivotal general election.
Election Day: Don't Forget To Bring IDTuesday is Election Day across Texas, and the polls are officially open to voters! Polling places opened at 7:00 a.m. and will stay open until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
Texas Voter ID Law Already Causing ConfusionThe new Texas voter ID law is already in effect for this election season, and was used across the state during early voting. The law is intended to deter fake voters, but several public officials have already run into issues.
Hispanic Group, NAACP Join Texas Voter ID Lawsuit The Mexican American Legislative Caucus and the Texas NAACP filed a lawsuit Tuesday to overturn the state's Voter ID law, joining the Justice Department in fighting the law.
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