If only expensive documents such as passports are acceptable forms of identification at polling stations, many people may be denied their democratic rights. Free voter cards are essential.
Who gets to vote?
With a year before Election Day 2018, election integrity depends on ensuring fairness and access for American voters. Foreign tampering is a real but less serious concern.
A Kansas voter prepares to cast her ballot – and prove her identity – in the 2014 midterm elections.
AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
As Kansas' secretary of state, Kobach drafted the nation's most restrictive voter ID law.
Sen. Tim Scott waits in line to vote in Hanahan, South Carolina, 2016.
AP Photo/Mic Smith
President Donald Trump is promoting the widely discredited idea of voter fraud. Spreading the myth will make it easier to tighten voter ID laws.
African-American children gather around a voter registration sign.
Laws that restrict who can vote are facing challenges in several states. A historian explains how people mobilized against voting restrictions of the 1960s, and why their strategy is still important.
If you’re a Queenslander, don’t forget to pack some ID to comply with new rules at the upcoming state election.
In a first for an Australian general election, when Queenslanders head to the polls on January 31 they’ll need more than loose change for the sausage sizzle and cake stalls – they now also need to bring…