Every week, State of Elections brings you the latest news in election law.
– Check out our CU + and the States page to track the latest state responses to the Citizens United ruling. The page is constantly updated and contains over 50 links discussing the impact of Citizens United at the state level.
-The Rose Institute released this state by state guide to redistricting in America.
– Georgia’s photo identification requirement for voting has survived another legal challenge.
– Florida will begin providing bilingual ballots in 2012.
– An Idaho judge has ruled that Idaho’s election laws are unconstitutional and biased against independent candidates. An independent presidential candidate requires 6,500 signatures to get on the ballot in Arizona, but nonresidents are forbidden from circulating petitions in Idaho. These two laws combined to make it particularly difficult for an independent to get on the ballot in Idaho.