League of Women Voters of Washington County, AR
LWVWC Arkansas Voter ID ResourcesOriginally prepared in connection with a February 2014 Program
Arkansas Supreme Court Decision
Arkansas Supreme Court Decision Striking Down Voter ID Act 595 on October 15, 2014 NEW!!!
Arkansas Voter ID Law and Rules
Act 595 (enacted in 2013): An Act to Require That a Voter Provide Proof of Identity When Voting; to Provide for the Issuance of a Voter Identification Card; and For Other Purposes The Final Voter ID Rules, effective January 1, 2014, which implement Act 595 (Arkansas Secretary of State)
Materials Explaining Arkansas Voter ID Rules
LWVWC: Arkansas Voter Identification Law Information Card English -- Spanish Arkansas Secretary of State: General Voter ID Information Arkansas Secretary of State: More Information Washington County Election Commission: Voter Identification Information Arkansas ACLU: 2014 Guide for Arkansas Voters Arkansas ACLU: Guide for Arkansas Voters--Spanish Arkansas ACLU: 2014 Arkansas Voter Rights Guide Arkansas Secretary of State: Summary of Public Comments and Revisions to the Proposed Rules in 2013
Voter ID News
Voter ID News (League of Women Voters) Recent U.S. Voter ID News (Google News) Arkansas Voter ID News (Google News) Arkansas and National Voter Rights News (Arkansas ACLU) Voting Rights (Registration and Requirements) (New York Times) U.S. Voting Rights Backgrounder (Jurist, U. Pitt. School of Law) Voter ID Amicus Brief filed in the Supreme Court of Arkansas on August 14, 2014 by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and others including the League of Women Voters of Arkansas, Pulaski County, and Washington County. NEW!!! Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law (PALWV, January 17, 2014). Read the order. View related documents via the ACLU.
National League of Women Voters' Position and Work on Election Issues
Impact on Issues. Scroll down to Representative Government for the League's position on voting rights and the election process. The League's work on Protecting and Engaging Voters
Last updated October 2014