Judge bars enforcement of Voter ID law in November election

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A Pennsylvania judge on Friday blocked the state from enforcing its strict voter ID law in the Nov. 5 general election.

The state cannot require local elections officials  to verbally tell voters at the polls that photo IDs could be required in future elections, but officials can distribute written material about the law, Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley said.

Friday’s ruling marked the third consecutive election in which enforcement of the law has been blocked by  court order.

Pennsylvania’s voter ID law would be one of the strictest in the nation, but has never been implemented.

1 Comment

  • MyTakeOnIt

    I don't understand. I was not in support of rushing this the first time but it's been awhile. So what is the problem years later in getting something that says who you are? If you can't prove that you are eligible to vote by now, maybe you have bigger problems that need to get sorted out or maybe there is something shady going on with you.

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