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“Why Voter ID Laws Aren’t Really about Fraud”

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This October 20, 2014 PBS article talks about the reasons behind voter ID laws that have almost nothing to do with fraud by people voting in person at their polling place.

“Judge Strikes Down Photo ID Requirement For Pennsylvania Voters”

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This January 17, 2014 CBS Philly article talks about the judge’s ruling to strike down the voter id requirement in Pennsylvania.

 

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“Here’s why voter ID will be requested, not required, in November elections: PennLive letters “

Nouormand: Êlections au mais d'Octobre 2008, Jèrri

Nouormand: Êlections au mais d’Octobre 2008, Jèrri (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This October 15, 2013 article found on the Patriot-News powered Penn Live website in Central Pennsylvania, explains why voters will be asked for ID at the coming election, but NOT required in most cases to present it.  the long-standing rule about someone who is a first time voter at their assigned polling place will still apply.  Voters who have voted at their assigned polling place before will be asked for id, but NOT required to show it.  The new Voter ID law is still on hold by order of the state Supreme Court. Here’s a link to an August 16, 2013 article that talks about the court ruling on Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law found on the HuffPost website

 

“Judge Blocks State Voter ID Law”

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This August 16, 2013 article on the New York Times website talks about the blocking of the Voter ID law in Pennsylvania.

“Lawyers Spar Over Voter ID Law In Court”

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This July 31, 2013 article on the UMBC website talks about the ongoing trial over Voter ID in Pennsylvania

 

“Warring statisticians in voter ID trial”

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This July 25, 2013 article on the witf website talks about the questioning of statisticians by lawyers from both sides  of the Pennsylvania voter ID trial.

 

“Voter ID Not Required For May Primary”

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This February 15, 2013 blog post found on the PoliticsPA website talks about the agreement made by both sides of the voter id legal battle to place a hold on requiring ID in the May primary here in Pennsylvania.

 

“Vote for America’s Mental Health in 2012”

 

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This page on the Mental Health America or more commonly known as MHA website offers a variety of information geared towards the mental health community explaining things like voter id and other voting related topics.  It’s a great starting point for folks who either have never voted or maybe voted, but want to learn a little more before they vote again.

 

“Pa. officials to unveil new voter-ID card”

 

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This July 19, 2012 article found on the Philly.com website indicates that a new id card may be coming to Pennsylvania that will be for voting purposes to enable those not able to acquire the right documents for a state issued non-driver photo id.

 

“More Voter ID Fun”

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This piece found on Philly.com dated July 17, 2012 raises some great points about the “free” ID for voting purposes ….. and yes I put the word free in quotes on purpose.

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