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September 27, 2012

Witnesses to detail barriers to Pa. voter ID law

 

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Lawyers hoping to persuade a judge to order a halt to a new Pennsylvania law that requires voters to show photo identification at the polls are bringing people to court today to testify about hurdles they have encountered trying to get a valid ID.

The testimony in the hastily arranged hearing is expected to last much of the day. After that, all eyes will be on Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson, who hinted after the hearing's first day this week that an injunction is possible.

However, Simpson gave no indication what an injunction might say or whether it would prevent the entire law from taking effect for the Nov. 6 election, as the law's opponents are seeking.

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