Penn Voter ID Change
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From the LeftJudge Puts Pennsylvania Voter ID Law On Hold Through Election
A judge is basically "postponing Pennsylvania's tough new voter identification requirement, ordering that it not be enforced in the presidential election," The Associated Press writes.
But in a ruling that's rather difficult to follow if you're not very familiar with the case, Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson also says he "will not restrain election officials from asking for photo ID at the polls; rather, I will enjoin enforcement of those parts of Act 18 which directly result in disenfranchisement."
From the RightJudge blocks Pa.Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s new voter ID requirement
A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday blocked the state from enforcing its Republican-backed voter ID law in November, dealing a blow to the GOP’s hopes of carrying the state in the presidential election.
Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson, a Republican, cited concerns over “disenfranchisement,” saying there wasn’t enough time for state officials to make sure everyone who needs a photo ID would have one by Nov. 6.
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From the LeftKey Part of Voter ID Law in Pennsylvania Is Delayed for Election
A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday delayed full implementation of a highly contested state law requiring strict photographic identification to vote in next months election, saying that the authorities had not done enough to ensure that potential voters had access to the new documents.