10:24am October 2, 2012

Interactive Map of 33 States’ Voter ID laws


The National Conference of State Legislatures put together an interactive map of the 33 states that have passed voter ID legislation.

The color-coded map takes into account whether the voter ID law includes photo ID (or not). Also included is data tracking the status of voter ID lawsuits, legislative action, litigation and details about what voter ID requirements are.

It’s important to note that the majority of states in this country have tried, or enacted, voter ID laws. This isn’t just some random movement in the South. If you look at the map, you see that several of the more strict laws are located in the South, but these laws extend across the country — even to Alaska and Hawaii.

Check out the map here.

This post originally appeared on Más Wired.

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