Court Rules Arizona Cant Demand Proof of Citizenship for Voter Registration "The state of Arizona cannot require documents proving citizenship for new voter registration, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today. The court ruled that a 2004 law created by Proposition 200 that made voters show a birth certificate, drivers license or passport before registering to vote violated federal law. The National Voter Registration Act allows voters to register without documentation, but designates lying about citizenship as perjury. Election experts say non-citizen voting is infrequent enough that it has no effect on election results." Court Rules Arizona Cant Demand Proof of Citizenship for Voter Registration The Washington Independent Once again, non-elected judges have obviated a legitimate mandate that the people voted for... The latest variation of totalitarianism is neither religious, nor even political: it is cultural. Totalitarian democracy is a term made famous by J. L. Talmon to refer to a system of government in which lawfully elected representatives maintain the integrity of a nation state whose citizens, while granted the right to vote, have little or no participation in the decision-making process of the government.