Court Allows North Carolina Voter ID Law to Stand
On Friday, January 15, a federal court denied a preliminary injunction in a challenge to North Carolina’s voter ID law. The decision will allow North Carolina’s voter ID requirements to remain in effect for the March primary election. The full text of the opinion is here.
Court Strikes Down Two-Tier Voter Registration in Kansas
On Friday, January 15, a Kansas state court struck down Kansas’ two-tier voter registration system. Prior to the ruling, Kansas had only allowed those who registered using a federal voter registration form to vote in federal elections, as the form does not meet the proof-of-citizenship requirements for registration under Kansas law….