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New Report Shows Voter ID Laws Are 'Intended to Discourage Voting'

Andrea Germanos @ Common Dreams - Laws that require voters to present identification at the polls reduced voter turnout in the 2008 and 2012 general elections, according to a report released Wednesday from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Further, voter ID laws decreased turnout to a greater degree among new, young, and African-American voters.  Read more.

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