The ACLU and the Commonwealth gave closing arguments on Thursday in Pennsylvania’s voter ID case. Now, it’s up to the judge to decide.
After six days of testimony, the showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law will culminate this morning with closing arguments.
It was the final day of testimony on Wednesday in the courtroom battle over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law — and an official from the City Commissioner’s office is expecting a mess at the polls in Philadelphia.
The ACLU challenge to Pennsylvania’s voter ID law continues Monday in its fourth day of testimony, with even more state officials heading to the hot seat.
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“It’s been like hell for me,” says lead plaintiff Viviette Applewhite, 93, who testified that she’s been trying for years to get acceptable ID.
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The courtroom showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law starts today in Commonwealth Court in Harrisburg.
The showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law begins this Wednesday in Harrisburg.
The Department of State announced on Friday that it has created a new, more accessible photo ID just for voting. The announcement came less than five days before the ACLU lawsuit to overturn the law was expected to go to trial in Harrisburg.
The trial over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law begins next week and ACLU and the Commonwealth submitted their final court papers laying out arguments for and against the law.
A group of about eight voters filed a petition to intervene in the ACLU lawsuit, arguing that their rights will be violated if the law is not in place by November.
Governor Tom Corbett has signed a bill that makes Pennsylvania the largest state to block implementation of the federal government’s “Real ID” program.
One of the plaintiffs in the suit says she’s spent the last 10 years trying to prove her identity, and has been voting legally in Philadelphia for nearly 40 years.