Voter ID Law
Last year, KDKA caught up 82-year-old Minnie Walker of Manchester. She had voted in every presidential election since she cast her ballot for John F. Kennedy in 1960.
A state judge on Friday barred enforcement of Pennsylvania’s strict voter-identification law in the Nov. 5 general election.
Inside the Pennsylvania Judicial Center in Harrisburg, lawyers argued the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s controversial voter photo ID law.
The whole controversy over voter ID is full of politics. Republicans, who said they wanted to safeguard the election process, admitted it might give Mitt Romney the edge in Pennsylvania. And Democrats said the bill was designed to keep Democrats from voting in big cities.
A judge issued a ruling on Pennsylvania’s controversial voter ID law Tuesday morning and some Democrats are calling it a victory.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Mike Pintek talked to Rep. Daryl Metcalfe about the ruling by a judge that blocks a portion of the voter ID law passed earlier this year.
In the midst of continuing court hearings on the state’s controversial voter ID program, Governor Tom Corbett defended the new photo identification law that opponents say could keep thousands from voting on November 6th.
Representative Daryl Metcalfe joined Mike Pintek on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA to defend himself against critics.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says he has an easy and accessible plan to allow every registered voter in the county to obtain voter identification.
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday morning over the state’s new voter ID law. At issue is whether the new law, requiring each voter to show valid photo identification, poses an unnecessary burden on the right to vote.
People opposed to the new voter ID law protested outside the Allegheny County Courthouse Thursday, Sept. 13.
Tomorrow, the State Supreme Court will take on a legal challenge to Pennsylvania’s new Voter Identification Law.
With Election Day is just over two months away and Pennsylvania’s new voter identification law still hanging in the balance, the national president of the NAACP was in Pittsburgh Sunday to discuss voter issues.
Here in Pennsylvania, the American Civil Liberties Union appealed the state law to Commonwealth Court and lost. Now, the union has filed another appeal to the State Supreme Court with arguments scheduled for two weeks from now.
KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talks with Bonita Campbell and Kim Murphy from Working America.