Voting rights activists had cause for celebration last week after federal courts struck down strict new voting requirements in several major states.

The separate rulings, which come just a few months before the presidential election, reverse strict voter ID rules in Texas, North Carolina and Wisconsin.


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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