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October 08, 2012

Courts block Republicans’ voter ID laws – for now

WASHINGTON — Earlier this year, voting rights advocates foresaw a cloud over this year's election because new voting laws in Republican-led states tightened the rules for casting ballots and reduced the time for early voting.

But with the election less than a month away, it's now clear those laws will have little impact. A series of rulings has blocked or weakened the laws as judges — both Republicansand Democrats — stopped measures that threatened to bar legally registered voters from polling places in the November election.

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