Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

New York Times: Alabama Puts Up More Hurdles for Voters

Oct 8, 2015
In The News

Barely one year after Alabama’s voter-ID law went into effect, officials are planning to close 31 driver’s license offices across the state, including those in every county in which blacks make up more than 75 percent of registered voters.

It’s ostensibly a cost-cutting effort, but coupled with the voter-ID law, these closings will make it even more difficult for many of the state’s most vulnerable voters to get one of the most common forms of identification now required to cast a vote.

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