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The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania and partners are asking a judge to order the state to publicize that photo ID is not required to vote on Election Day. The groups behind a lawsuit that resulted in an order that the law could not
A center in Penn Hills was still displaying posters today for the state's "Show It" voter education campaign on the suspended voter ID requirement and had a table with information sheets saying "Photo ID required for November 2012 Election." A center
A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday blocked the state's controversial voter-identification law from taking effect in time for the November election. Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson said he thought the measure, which would have required voters to
FoxNews.com A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday blocked the state from enforcing its strict voter ID law before the presidential election, citing "disenfranchisement" concerns. The ruling in a vital battleground state comes five weeks before the election.
The ruling by Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson is expected to be appealed. Supporters argue that the law signed in March by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett will prevent voter fraud and is upheld by the Constitution. Opponents contend that the new
Some political momentum could be on the line when a judge rules on whether to keep intact Pennsylvania's tough new law requiring voters to show photo identification in next month's presidential election. Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson is
In Pennsylvania, where up to 750,000 citizens could be disenfranchised, a ruling is expected to stop voter ID efforts, due to the difficulty and costs associated with obtaining the required ID. If there was any legitimate reason for
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Judge Robert Simpson was handed a blow earlier this month when the state Supreme Court send the voter ID law he ruled valid back to Simpson’s lower court. In the initial ruling, Simpson, a Republican,
Pennsylvania's politically split Supreme Court is considering a challenge to a lower court ruling that upheld the state's polarizing voter identification law. The law requires a state-issued photo ID card to vote, and supporters say it will help
If Republicans really were interested in making sure that voter fraud did not occur, any form of identification with an image of the voter on it would provide sufficient proof that the person at the polling place was the same registered voter.