Approved Form of ID Not Accepted at Poll
Similarly, a voter in Houston called to tell us that she'd presented her United States passport only to be told that this was not a valid form of ID. Again, plainly incorrect. We also received reports from voters who didn't have an approved form of ID and asked to make a reasonable impediment declaration only to be challenged by election workers, sometimes aggressively about the reasons why they didn't have an approved form of ID.
Sa'ad El-Amin, a former Richmond city councilman convicted of a federal tax charge, filed a suit challenging felony disenfranchisement in Virginia. El-Amin said that while blacks make up 20 percent...More