Judge strikes down controversial photo ID requirement for voting in Pennsylvania law

  • by: MARC LEVY , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 17, 2014 - 3:40 PM

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania judge on Friday struck down a requirement that nearly all of the state's 8.2 million voters show photo identification at the polls, saying it imposes an unreasonable burden on the right to vote and that officials failed to demonstrate the need for it.

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