Restrictive Voting Laws Keep Coming; LWV Keeps Fighting

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Ohio Secretary of State Shortens Early Voting – Again (NEW)
Ohio voters will no longer be able to take part in early voting on Sundays or weekday nights, according to hours set by Secretary of State Jon Husted. This comes only one week after new restrictive voting bills were signed into law in Ohio.

LWV Wisconsin’s Voter Photo ID Case is heard by their State Supreme Court (NEW)
A member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s conservative majority said she’s troubled by the state’s voter photo ID requirements, saying it’s not fair that people who lack identification may have to pay for supporting documents to obtain it. The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and the NAACP’s Milwaukee branch have filed separate lawsuits challenging the state’s voter photo ID law. LWVUS President Elisabeth MacNamara discussed the League’s basis for the case on MSNBC.  Click the link to hear her remarks.

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