Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama U.S. Attorney reviewing voting rights lawsuit filed against Alabama

Dec 3, 2015
In The News

The top federal prosecutor in North Alabama says she is reviewing a lawsuit filed Wednesday by groups challenging Alabama's law requiring people to present photo identification before they can vote.

"We received a copy of the lawsuit ... We are certainly reading the lawsuit with great interest," said U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance.

But Vance said it was "too speculative" at this point on whether the U.S. Department of Justice would get involved in the issue. But, she added, "we are acutely concerned with protecting the right to vote."

Click here to read more: