Thursday, August 30, 2012
Finally, a Big Voter ID Win
After the recent tough loss in Pennsylvania, today we have a big win in Texas, with a federal court blocking a rough voter ID measure there. Judges ruled: “That law will almost certainly have retrogressive effect: it imposes strict, unforgiving burdens on the poor, and racial minorities in Texas are disproportionately likely to live in poverty.” Of course, Obama has given up on Texas in race for White House but this could help Dems in local races--besides being more fair.
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