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Primaries[ edit ] Candidates with considerable name recognition who entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination in the early stages of the primary campaign included Representative and former Libertarian nominee Ron Paulformer Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlentywho co-chaired John McCain's campaign informer Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romneythe runner-up for the nomination in the cycle, and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.
Michele Bachmann participating, and Gary Johnson excluded.
2012 United States presidential election
A total of thirteen debates were held before the Iowa caucuses. The first major event of the campaign was the Ames Straw Pollwhich took place in Iowa on August 13, Michele Bachmann won the straw poll this ultimately proved to be the acme of her campaign. As a result, a number of potential "anti-Romney" candidates were put forward,   including future President Donald Trump Sarah Palin Chris Christie and Texas Governor Rick Perry the last of whom decided to run in August Perry did poorly in the debates, however, and Herman Cain and then Newt Gingrich came into the fore in October and November.
Due to a number of scandals, Cain withdrew just before the end of the year, after having gotten on the ballot in several states. A number of candidates dropped out at this point in the nomination process. Bachmann withdrew after finishing sixth in the Iowa caucuses,  Huntsman withdrew after coming in third in New Hampshire, and Perry withdrew when polls showed him drawing low numbers in South Carolina.
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Voters who cannot provide ID would be permitted to vote a provisional ballot. Going forward, county auditors will provide newly registered voters who do not have a valid ID with voter identification cards. Valid ID must be presented before the Canvass, six days after the election. The bill also allows voters to present alternative documents, such as utility bills or bank statements, if the ID presented does not contain all required information.
And, voters in special categories such as voters who live in long-term care facilities, voters with disabilities, and military voters may provide alternative forms of identification.
In Septemberthe 8th Circuit U. Court of Appeals put the district court order on hold. And, in October onthe U.
Supreme Court declined to intervene in a challenge to the North Dakota voter identification law.
The strict non-photo ID requirement is in place for the midterm election. On March 24,Arkansas enacted HBwhich reinstituted a non-strict, photo voter ID requirement that goes into effect 90 days after passage. A judge had blocked the implementation of the law, but in May, the Arkansas Supreme Court stayed the ruling and allowed the law to be in effect while they considered the case.
In Octoberthe Supreme Court further ruled that the law will remain in effect during the midterm election. On March 24,Idaho enacted a bill adding a concealed carry weapon license as a form of acceptable ID. On April 1,West Virginia enacted HBwhich creates a non-strict, non-photo voter ID requirement that goes into effect in In North Carolina passed a strict ID requirement, which was amended by the legislature in to fall into the non-strict category.
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Even so, the law was struck down by a federal court in Julyand the U. Supreme Court declined to hear the case in May A Texas strict photo ID laws has been in the courts since its passage.
On April 10, a federal judge ruled, for the second time, that the law discriminated against minority voters. First Time Voters In addition to the laws governing what identification all voters must show at the polls, first time voters may face additional requirements. The federal Help America Vote Act section b 2 A mandates that all states require identification from first-time voters who register to vote by mail and have not provided verification of their identification at the time of registration.
Exceptions to Voter Identification Requirements Most states with strict voter identification requirements make some exceptions.