Voting Restrictions

New Voting Restrictions Determine Election Outcomes

A study by the Brennan Center for Justice has demonstrated that the new voting laws instituted in North Carolina, Kansas, Virginia, and Florida could have changed the outcome of elections.  The voting laws, which ranged from eliminating same-day registration to requiring proof of citizenship at the poll booth, are said to have disproportionately affected specific demographics. North Carolina Voters in …

Voting laws

United States Voting Laws In 2015

Next year Americans will be voting for the 2016 presidential candidates. Currently state legislators are examining and looking at hundreds of laws that pertain to voting. Some states are increasing voting restrictions, while others are improving access to the polls. Some of the more notable laws are written about voter ID requirements, early voting opportunities and improving voter registration. See …