Proposed Minnesota Voter ID Amendment: Classic Bait and Switch or Concise Ballot Summary?

In April 2012, the Minnesota Legislature approved a proposed amendment to Article VII, Section 1 of the Minnesota Constitution . The proposed amendment would add two subsections as follows: "(b) All voters voting in person must present valid government-issued photographic identification before...

State Net Capitol Journal: Challenge Ahead For Voting Rights Act

Forty-seven years ago, Democratic President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965, outlawing the discriminatory election practices employed in much of the South, including his home state of Texas. Now another Texan, Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott, is poised to dismantle a key element...