Indiana 2008 ballot news archive
Newspaper calls for easier ballot access
The Fort Wayne News-Sentinel editorialized on June 19 in favor of changing the state's ballot access laws for third-party candidates, saying that right now, "Too many signatures are required in far too short a time period" and "Indiana is one of the nightmare states for third parties seeking ballot access."
U.S. Supreme Court upholds Indiana's voter ID law
In a decision announced on April 28, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it was holding by a vote of 6-3 that Indiana's voter identification law is constitutional. Challengers had alleged that the law's photo ID requirement was unconstitutional because it created too great a burden for voters.
It is expected that the Supreme Court's ruling will lead to other state's adopting similar legislation.In a 6-to-3 Vote, Justices Uphold a Voter ID Law