On May 22, Gov. Hogan vetoed SB340, rejecting an opportunity that would have authorized voting rights restoration for around 40,000 Maryland citizens currently on parole or probation.
Updates! NJ passes voting reform bill. VT governor signs provisional ballot bill.
On May 15, Florida authorized OVR, allowing eligible voters to apply to register to vote on a state website instead of only on a paper form.
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What good is a change in the law without a sufficient outreach program? It is important that people do not avoid the polls in North Carolina because they are not sure if their ID will be accepted.
The North Carolina voting trial has brought forward over a dozen stories of disenfranchised voters. Even people who have been voting for decades had issues voting after the new laws were implemented.
Just a reminder that restrictive voting laws don't just affect low income, senior, or minority populations. By making it harder for some to vote, we make it harder for all to vote.
Many recent court decisions could have states around the nation overhauling their redistricting processes. First on the list could be Maryland and Virginia.
With so many trials challenging restrictive voting laws around the nation, it is refreshing to see new and creative ways to try and get people to vote. See what this city councilor hopes to do in Minnesota: