Despite Court Order, Controversy Over N.H. Voting Law Continues

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Controversy over SB 3, a new voting law, remains a partisan cloud over Concord, despite a court ruling this week allowing much of it to take effect. “Definitely the judge was offering a to-be-continued on this,” Dante Scala, a political science professor at the University of New Hampshire, said Thursday on The Exchange with Laura Knoy. Superior Court Judge Charles Temple’s order did block the state from imposing fines on voters that could run as high as $5,000. Republicans who supported the law, known as Senate Bill 3, hailed the decision as a victory. So, too, did Democrats. They, along with the American Civil Liberties Union of N.H., said the proposed penalties were part of what made the law “voter suppression.” The case continues. The court plans a...

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