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Posted 5 years ago in Government by Aaron Kase  
Pennsylvania Voter Suppression Law Upheld

The Pennsylvania voter identification law that a Republican legislator said would “allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania” has been upheld by a judge in the Commonwealth Court. In a 70-page opinion, Judge Robert Simpson wrote that an ACLU challenge to the law did not show that “disenfranchisement was immediate or inevitable.” The judge’s decision, while surprising to some, was on solid legal ground, experts say. “It reads as an appropriate professional standard of judicial craft,” says Edward …

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