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Got One of Virginia's New Voter IDs? That's Still Not Enough to Vote.

Got One of Virginia's New Voter IDs? That's Still Not Enough to Vote.
If you show up to vote with only your shiny new Virginia voter photo ID, you won't be allowed to vote. Yep, that's right, despite the genius that is the Virginia General Assembly, a separate class of voters has been created; one that requires two forms of identification to vote.
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MN Senate Hears Controversial Early Voting Bill

A proposal to legally allow early voting in Minnesota is being called "unconstitutional" by those who led last year's unsuccessful attempt to restrict voting through a "Photo ID" constitutional amendment.
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OH Voter Suppression Efforts of Tea Party Group Under Investigation

First off, a panel of federal judges dealt a blow to Ohio GOP vote suppression efforts. They ruled early voting couldn't be limited. It was unanimous. They differed on what aspect of the constitution this vote restriction violated.
Secondly, an Ohio tea party group is in trouble for suing to kick a wide swath of Democratic-leaning voters off the voter rolls.
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Federal Court Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law

A federal three-judge panel in Washington, D.C. today struck down Texas' voter ID law.
In a unanimous ruling, the court held that Texas failed to show that the Voter ID requirement would not have a retrogressive effect "in the position of racial minorities with respect to their effective exercise of the electoral franchise." Essentially, the court ruled that SB 14, the voter ID law, would worsen the position of minority voters compared to the general populace.
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