Last year we saw the incredible wave of voter ID legislation promoted
nationwide by rightwing activists seem to peter out. High profile
campaigns for restrictive photo ID and proof-of-citizenship
requirements, which limit the voting of many legal citizens (see here and here), were met with defeat. But the proponents of voter ID have apparently not been deterred. The good people at Project Vote,
who have been monitoring voter ID legislation across the country, are
finding that rightwing lawmakers in key states continue to place voter ID at the top of their to-do list.
This is despite the passing of another election without any evidence
of the type of fraud that voter ID requirements would help prevent -
someone attempting to register and vote twice in the same state.