December 29, 2017 | KFGO

Several members of an American Indian tribe in North Dakota have filed an amended lawsuit challenging the state’s voter identification laws. Republican Gov. Doug Burgum signed a GOP-sponsored bill in April that reworked the ID laws after the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa members sued in federal court. They allege the ID requirements violate the U.S. Voting Rights Act. . . .

Before 2013, a voter could sign an affidavit attesting to his or her eligibility to vote but the Legislature removed that provision.

The new law would allow those who don’t have proper ID to cast a ballot that is set aside until the voter’s eligibility is confirmed.

Read more.