Supreme Court Lets North Dakota Voter ID Law Stand
Headline Roundup October 10th, 2018
The Supreme Court will allow a North Dakota law requiring all voters to present identification with a current residential street address to stand for the November midterms. Critics have said it will prevent Native Americans from voting, as many live on reservations without standard addresses, while supporters say it will improve administrative processes on Election Day and help ensure voting integrity.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to block a key provision of North Dakota’s voter ID requirement, ensuring that the law will be in effect during the 2018 midterm election.
The U.S. Supreme Court will allow a North Dakota law requiring voters to produce government ID with a current residential street address when casting ballots to take effect.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to toss out an appeals court order that allows North Dakota to enforce its voter ID requirement during the 2018 elections.