Will Voter ID Laws Affect the 2012 Election Outcome?

Will Voter ID Laws Affect the 2012 Election Outcome?

Will Voter ID Laws Affect the 2012 Election Outcome?

Ben Adler weighs in on the legal challenges to voter identification laws. 


How are courts viewing challenges to voter identification laws? What difference might Attorney General Eric Holder’s recent criticism of voter identification laws make? And should states above the Mason-Dixon line be subject to the same pre-clearance rules as states below it? 

These are just some of the questions that The Nation‘s Ben Adler and Tova Andrea Wang of Demos took up last week on Bloomberg Law. For more, check out Ben Adler’s blog

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