“How hard can it be to get a photo ID?” My neighbor asked this sincere question at a community picnic. Voters are being asked this fall to decide for or against: “Constitutional amendment to require voters to provide photo identification before voting in person.”...
Attempts by the state legislature to pass local bills requiring voters in some, but not all, counties to produce photo identification at the polls would fail to meet the constitutional guarantee of equal protection, according to a recent ...Read more Comments Off on State AG: Local Voter ID laws unconstitutional
Competing legislative events tell us a lot about the state policy debate The North Carolina General Assembly returned to Raleigh this week to deal with a hodgepodge of election/redistricting issues as well as a number of potential veto overrides. ...Read more Comments Off on A tale of two rallies