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Texas Voter ID Law 2016 Forum - View it on NowCast

What the new law means for Texas voters

What the new law means for Texas voters

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that Texas' 2011 voter ID law does not comply with the Voting Rights Act. This forum, held September 20, 2016, addressed:
- The history of systemic voter suppression in Texas
- The forms of identification now allowed for voting
- Implications for the upcoming Presidential election.

NowCast San Antonio filmed the entire forum which can be viewed on YouTube or by clicking this link: https://youtu.be/IQk-MiM07IM?t=7s

Speakers included: Jacque Callanen, Bexar County Elections Department Administrator; Henry Flores Ph.D., Public Administration, St. Mary's U.; Satinder Singh, ACLU of Texas; and David Saleh Rauf, SA Express-News and Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau Reporter; and Nina Perales, Vice President for Litigation, MALDEF. The forum was moderated by Dr. Albert Kauffman, St. Mary's University School of Law