Voter ID: U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos approved the agreement between the state and the plaintiffs behind the Voter ID lawsuits that will permit voters without legally required photo identification to cast votes in the upcoming general election.
Meanwhile, a three-judge panel of the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated Wisconsin’s voter ID law while the state pursues an appeal of a July lower court ruling that struck it down. Absent further legal action in the next 90 days, voters in Wisconsin will still need a photo identification to vote. Plaintiffs may seek a review by the full Seventh Circuit.
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