proof of citizenship to vote

Should You Have to Prove Citizenship to Register to Vote?

Posted on 03/19/2013 by |Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsIs requiring proof of citizenship for voters a way to protect the integrity of elections? Or is it an illegal tactic that will keep many older Americans and minorities away from the polls? On March 18 the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on both sides of that issue in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona. Under the 1993 National Voter Registration Act, people can register by mail to vote in federal elections using a standard form that, among other …