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Pennsylvania Voter Identification Law

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PennDOT’s ‘Unwritten Exceptions’ Allow Lead Voter ID Plaintiff To Get ID

PennDOT said they gave Viviette Applewhite, 93, a non-driver photo ID even though she did not have the required Social Security card, because she fell within one of the agency’s unwritten exceptions. So what are these exceptions? And who can qualify?

08/20/2012

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Judge Hears Closing Arguments In Pennsylvania Voter ID Trial

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.

08/02/2012

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Testimony Concludes In Trial Over Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

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.

08/01/2012

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in file photo.  Credit:  Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

New Poll Puts Gov. Corbett at Lowest Ebb of Popularity

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that in Pennsylvania, Pres. Obama is up, Gov. Corbett is down, and residents are in favor the state’s new voter photo ID law.

06/12/2012

(An elderly man pushes his oxygen as he and his wife arrive to vote in Des Moines, Iowa.  Credit: Jewel Samad/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Pa. Officials Urge Nursing Homes To Provide Residents With Voter ID Cards

Under the new law, a photo ID from any of Pennsylvania’s personal care or long-term care facilities is acceptable at the polls as long as it has an expiration date.

06/08/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.2.12

Chris discusses the Occupiers attempts to protest school closings an the private talk thats said to happen between Romney and Santorum on Friday. Pennsylvania Voter Id Law is being fought by older women and Chris speaks with Philly Mag Editor Tom McGrath on his article on the Philadelphians one percent.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/02/2012

(Beverly White works at the 20th Ward polling place, at 10th and Oxford Streets, on Pennsylvania primary day.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Pennsylvania Voters Asked To Show ID Cards As State Prepares For New Law

Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary provided a “dry run” for the state’s new voter ID law.

04/24/2012

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Pennsylvania’s New Voter ID Card Law – What You Need To Know

Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law requires that, beginning in November of this year, all voters present a photo ID every time they vote. But you need to plan ahead.

04/19/2012

(Pennsylvania secretary of state Carol Aichele.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Official Says Pa. Will Help Those With Expired Licenses Get Voter ID Cards

“If you have an expired license, you are already in the PennDOT system, and you had to produce proof of ID and residence when you originally got your license,” explains Pennsylvania’s secretary of state, Carol Aichele.

04/18/2012

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College Students: Voter ID Law Won’t Prevent Easy-To-Acquire Fake IDs

Many college students who are under 21 say they use the bogus cards to get into bars (not to vote) and it’s almost commonplace to know where to get them.

03/16/2012