Quit Blaming Low Turnout on Voter ID

However you cut the numbers, it's hard to find evidence from the midterms that voter ID laws caused fewer people to cast ballots.

Looks like a good turnout here.

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Do voter identification laws suppress turnout? Liberals tend to say yes, arguing that not all citizens have the type of ID that many states now require at the polls. Conservatives tend to say no, arguing that identification is easy to obtain. Both sides point to studies that support their case.

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