Helpful Resources

NEW! Faulty Data Fuel Challenges to Voter ID Laws — Opponents of Voter ID laws use wildly inflated numbers to portray voter ID laws as burdensome and unnecessary. Don Palmer's Heritage Backgrounder crunches the numbers in Virginia and other states to show why the charges are false.

NEW! Voter Fraud in the US: Documented — Refuting the contention that vote fraud is rare, this compilation by of thousands of incidences of vote fraud shows why voter photo ID laws are needed now more than ever.

One Person, One Vote: Advancing Electoral Equality, Not Equality of Representation — In what may be the most important voting case in 50 years, Evenwel v. Abbott, the Supreme Court is presented in its October 2015 term with the chance to clarify whether the "one person, one vote" principle includes a judicially enforceable right to ensure that voters are not denied an equal vote, as explained in a new Heritage paper by ACRU Policy Board member Hans A. von Spakovsky and Elizabeth H. Slattery.

Revisiting the Lessons from the Voter ID Experience in Texas: 2015 — Critics of the Texas voter ID law claim that it suppresses voter turnout. However, there is no evidence that this has prevented Texans from turning out to vote, as explained by ACRU Policy Board member Hans von Spakovsky in a Heritage paper.

Election Reform in North Carolina and the Myth of Voter Suppression — Contrary to accusations that voting law changes in North Carolina would decrease minority participation, turnout went up, as explained by ACRU Policy Board member Hans von Spakovsky in a new Heritage paper.

A Primer on "Motor Voter": Corrupted Voter Rolls and the Justice Department's Selective Failure to Enforce Federal Mandates — Read J. Christian Adams' primer on Motor Voter issues.

Transformation: Turning Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act into Something It Is Not — ACRU Policy Board member J. Christian Adams explains in a Touro Law Review article the legal fallout of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 ruling that struck down part of the Voting Rights Act.

Dismantling Self-Government: The Brennan Center's Election Fraud Offensive — Read why the Brennan Center at New York University is best known for its attacks on efforts to stop voter fraud.

The Left's Army of Election Law "Experts" — Read the report on monopolizing the narrative on election laws and procedures.

Voter Fraud and the 2012 Election: The Advancement Project — The George Soros-funded Advancement Project, a radical left-wing group, is colluding with several other progressive groups to block investigations of voter fraud.

New O'Keefe Video: Battleground Texas Violates Election Law to Help Wendy Davis — ACRU Policy Board member J. Christian Adams examines James O'Keefe latest video expose that captures community organizing group Battleground Texas breaking Texas election law.

DOJ Argues to Court Against Rules to Prevent Foreigners From Voting — ACRU Policy Board member J. Christian Adams examines why Justice Department lawyer Bradley Heard is fighting legislation in Kansas that will ensure only citizens vote.

Eight Reasons for Halting Early Voting — ACRU Policy Board member J. Christian Adams examines President Obama's commission on election administration and why only the ill-informed cast ballots before Election Day.

Excerpts from Carter-Baker Report — Key recommendations that make the case for voter photo ID.

ACRU Scholars in Yale Law Review on Protecting the Integrity of the Ballot Box — see legal analysis for why photo ID is needed for voters in the U.S.

"Without Proof: the Unpersuasive Case Against Voter Identification" — Hans von Spakovsy and Alex Ingram expose the Brennan Center's 'Research.'

Election Law Center — Blog of former Justice Department civil rights attorney and author J. Christian Adams.

Voter ID Law in Indiana — see the photo ID requirements upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Support for Indiana Voter Photo ID Law (PDF) — read U.S. Supreme Court's support for state photo ID requirements for voters and why such requirements do not suppress the ability of minorities to vote.

Got Voter ID? The New Kansas Voting Law — see text of legislation that should be the model for all 50 states.

True The Vote — help verify voter registration lists and look for fraud.

Judicial Watch — report the failure of state officials to maintain accurate and up-to-date voter registration rolls.

Champion the Vote — find free tools and resources to promote voter registration.

The Left Owns the Election Law Industry — Most Americans still assume the institutions, firms and foundations that fight about election law disputes are equally matched and similarly funded as between left and right. That is a dangerously incorrect assumption, says ACRU Policy Board member J. Christian Adams in a article.

Building Confidence in U.S. Elections (PDF) — In 2005, the bipartisan Commission on Federal Election Reform co-chaired by former president Jimmy Carter and former secretary of state James Baker III issued a report, "Building Confidence in U.S. Elections." (PDF) The report proposed a number of reforms, including requiring voter IDs for registration and voting: "... [T]o make sure that a person arriving at a polling site is the same one who is named on the list, we propose a uniform system of voter identification based on the 'REAL ID card' or an equivalent for people without a drivers license."