Category: South Carolina

The Real Cost of Voter ID

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Voter fraud is a non-existent problem, yet the laws purporting to combat it are very expensive The economy is beginning... Read more

South Carolina Report Finds No Evidence Dead Voters

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An initial review of South Carolina’s allegedly dead voters has been released today, finding no evidence of voter fraud from... Read more

S.C. House Pushes Bill to Raise Voter Registration Barriers

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Yesterday, civil and voting rights activists spoke out against a South Carolina proposal to raise restrictions on community-based groups that... Read more

DOJ Shuts Down South Carolina Voter ID Law

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Over the holiday, the Department of Justice came to a decision on whether to approve South Carolina‘s photo voter ID... Read more

States Ignore the Impact Photo ID Laws Could Have on Their Citizens

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“The U.S. Supreme Court upheld voter ID requirements in concept three years ago, but justices said then that they might... Read more

New Restrictive Laws Block the Youth Vote

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The recent effort to make it harder for Americans to vote in 2012 hits the youth populations in Wisconsin and... Read more

Partisans and Advocates Battle Over Voting Rights

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The “War on Voting”–the partisan-fueled campaign to enact laws to restrict access to the ballot–has received significant attention in the... Read more

S.C. Dems Urge DOJ to Reject Discriminatory Photo ID Bill

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UPDATE:┬áThe U.S. Justice Department announced on August 29 officials need more information before deciding whether to approve the state’s photo... Read more

Civil Rights Groups Urge Justice Dept. to Reject S.C. Photo ID Law

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Civil and voting rights groups urge the Justice Department to reject South Carolina’s photo ID law, stating in an 18-page... Read more

Voter ID Bill Advances in South Carolina

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The South Carolina House advanced a bill to require voters to show photo ID before voting at the polls. According... Read more