Judge Allows Pa. Voters To Cast Ballots Without ID

Law360, Philadelphia (October 2, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judge ruled Tuesday that the state's voters won't have to provide identification at November's general election, putting full implementation of Pennsylvania's controversial voter ID law on hold.

Judge Robert E. Simpson Jr. issued a preliminary injunction blocking key provisions of the law, which sought to obligate all voters to show valid identification. State officials announced they intended to comply with the terms of Simpson’s injunction. Voters in November will still be asked to show identification at the polls, but will also be...
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