volume xxiii no. 29 - september 21 2015

Voter ID Controversies Cloud 2016 Elections | 09-18-2015

While media attention focuses on the presidential campaign, courts are making changes in voting laws in ways that could impact election outcomes in 2016 and beyond. Under the banner of combating voter fraud, Republican-run legislatures have in the...

Bird’s Eye View

Pre-election voting restricted in many states | 09-18-2015

In most states eligible voters can cast their votes before Election Day, either by going to the polls during designated early voting periods or by voting via absentee ballot. But 30 states have no early voting period, although 13 of those states allow...

Once Around the Statehouse Lightly

One Break, Coming Up| 09-18-2015