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Demos talking points and fact sheet on voter ID

This fact sheet from Demos offers talking points that demonstrate the prohibitive cost of voter ID laws to cash-strapped states, the unnecessary burden to election administration, the rarity of in-person impersonation voter fraud, and the disproportionate effects on historically disenfranchised populations.

The Cost of Voter ID Laws: What the Courts Say

Based on a comprehensive review of every court case in which a photo ID law has been challenged, this paper from the Brennan Center examines the costs that states must incur if they decide to implement photo ID requirements for voters.

Chicken Little in the Voting Booth: The Non-Existent Problem of Non-Citizen "Voter Fraud"

The latest fact sheet from the Immigration Policy Center summarizes years of research from the Brennan Center, Project Vote, The New York Times, and other sources, which prove that voter ID is a "solution" in search of a problem.

A Citizen's Guide to Redistricting

This guide from the Brennan Center provides citizens with the knowledge and tools they need to get involved with this round of redistricting, and to work towards continuing reform in the decades to come.

The Disproportionate Impact of Photo-ID Laws on the Minority Electorate

This study updates previous academic research on the issue by including the 2008 dataset of registered voters and find that minority and foreign-born voters are less likely to have a valid photo-ID.