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General News    H3'ed 8/12/16

2016 Election Lawsuit Tracker: The New Election Laws and the Suits Challenging Them

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Fifteen states will have laws in place this Election Day that have never before been tested in a presidential election. This map shows those states, as well as where litigation over an election law is pending.
Fifteen states will have laws in place this Election Day that have never before been tested in a presidential election. This map shows those states, as well as where litigation over an election law is pending.
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There are 15 states with new voting laws that have never before been used during a presidential election, according to a report by the Brennan Center for Justice. These laws include restrictions like voter ID requirements and limits on early voting. Many are making their way through the courts, which have already called a halt to two laws in the past month — one in North Carolina and one in North Dakota.

Courts are scrambling to rule on state election laws in time for the elections being held later this year. We’re keeping track of their decisions.

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