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Pennsylvania Voter ID Challengers Lose Bid to Block Law

Pennsylvania’s voter photo-ID law was upheld and the Obama campaign challenged Ohio’s pre-election voting timetables, in two of a series of lawsuits in the run-up to the November presidential vote.

The American Civil Liberties Union and 10 voters in Pennsylvania today failed to overturn a rule that voters show approved photo identification at the polls. They didn’t prove voters would be disenfranchised by the law, Judge Robert E. Simpson in Harrisburg wrote.