Tag: Voting Rights

Justice Department Sues Over Arizona Voter ID Law

The law was signed by Republican Governor Doug Ducey and requires proof of citizenship to vote in federal elections. An attorney employed by the state House had suggested the law would be challenged, but Speaker Travis Guntham declared it a “fight worth having”. The law requires election workers to validate citizenship before voters can cast

New York Supreme Court Strikes Down Noncitizen Voting Law

The law was passed late in 2021 by the New York City Council. It created a class of voters made up of noncitizens who were granted the right to register for and vote in local elections. The so-called “municipal voters” would have had to reside in the city for only 30 days before an election