Wisconsin Republican Accidentally Tells the Truth About Voter ID Laws Voter identification laws are commonly understood to be just one of the more common methods by which Republican lawmakers across the country attempt to suppress voter turnout. Watch Video!

Wisconsin Republican Accidentally Tells the Truth About Voter ID Laws Voter identification laws are commonly understood to be just one of the more common methods by which Republican lawmakers across the country attempt to suppress voter turnout. Watch Video!

Voter ID laws sound like they are common sense attempts to keep the integrity of voting. However, they target an area in which there is almost no fraud at all under non-Voter ID laws. And when I say almost no fraud, I mean no documented instances in the last two decades in which a close election would have swung based on that amount of fraud. None at all. And even Judge Posner, who once ruled in favor of Voter ID laws, has now come to the conclusion that Voter ID laws are not about fraud…

Voter ID laws sound like they are common sense attempts to keep the integrity of voting. However, they target an area in which there is almost no fraud at all under non-Voter ID laws. And when I say almost no fraud, I mean no documented instances in the last two decades in which a close election would have swung based on that amount of fraud. None at all. And even Judge Posner, who once ruled in favor of Voter ID laws, has now come to the conclusion that Voter ID laws are not about fraud…

Tennessee: " ... For a number of years, Senior Citizens have had an identification card that allowed them to vote. But thanks to the state's strict new voter ID law, that document will no longer be sufficient. Reports found that 230,000 Tennesseans older than 60 possess driver's licenses that don't have photos on them. Such ID will not be accepted at polling places in November, 2012."

Tennessee: " ... For a number of years, Senior Citizens have had an identification card that allowed them to vote. But thanks to the state's strict new voter ID law, that document will no longer be sufficient. Reports found that 230,000 Tennesseans older than 60 possess driver's licenses that don't have photos on them. Such ID will not be accepted at polling places in November, 2012."

Striking Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law, Judge Finds ‘No Rational Person Could Be Worried’ About Voter Fraud

Striking Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law, Judge Finds ‘No Rational Person Could Be Worried’ About Voter Fraud

First-time voter Aleksei Sorensen casts his ballot at Shorewood High School on April 1.

First-time voter Aleksei Sorensen casts his ballot at Shorewood High School on April 1.

Huff Post - Info on Project ORCA at the top - and 7 ways you could be disenfranchised at the bottom  - click on the picture to get there

Huff Post - Info on Project ORCA at the top - and 7 ways you could be disenfranchised at the bottom - click on the picture to get there

Conservatives say this kind of legislation is meant to curb voter fraud. But while evidence of fraud is scant, proof of the regulations' failings is not.

Conservatives say this kind of legislation is meant to curb voter fraud. But while evidence of fraud is scant, proof of the regulations' failings is not.

Texas' Restrictive Voter ID Law Stops A Former U.S. House Speaker From Getting A Voter ID Card

Texas' Restrictive Voter ID Law Stops A Former U.S. House Speaker From Getting A Voter ID Card

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