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Wed Apr 25, 2012, 07:36 PM

Appeals court declines to take up voter ID case

Source: Journal Sentinal

Appeals court declines to take up voter ID case
By Patrick Marley of the Journal Sentinel April 25, 2012 3:32 p.m.

Madison -- The Court of Appeals declined to take up a Dane County case Wednesday that blocked the state's new law requiring people to show photo ID at the polls.

The latest order is a further setback for those who support the voter ID law, and is another sign the law almost surely will remain halted for the May 8 primaries and June 5 recall elections.

Dane County Circuit Judge David Flanagan temporarily enjoined the voter ID law last month, saying the Milwaukee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and immigrant rights group Voces de la Frontera were likely to succeed in their argument the law is unconstitutional.

A week later, Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess permanently enjoined the law in a case brought by the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin.

Read more: http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/148943115.html

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Wed Apr 25, 2012, 07:56 PM

1. Good News

 

Now they need to challenge every one of these laws in every state where they have been enacted.

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Wed Apr 25, 2012, 09:29 PM

2. Good... n/t

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