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Opponents Of Pa. Voter ID Law Rejoice Gov. Corbett Will Not Appeal Decision

Philadelphia City Commissioner Stephanie Singer says the implementation of this law cost tax payers money, held up court time and she’s happy to see it go.


Tom Corbett (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Corbett Says He Will Not Appeal Voter ID Law Decision

The battle over Pennsylvania’s Voter ID law is apparently over for the rest of the year and maybe for good.


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Gov. Corbett Speaks To Dom Giordano About Some Of Pa.’s Hot Topics

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett joined Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to discuss his Energy = Jobs campaign, funding for Philadelphia’s public schools, a court ruling that struck down the highly controversial voter identification law, and the progress of an initiative to privatize the commonwealth’s state owned liquor stores.


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Pa. State Rep Metcalfe Speaks On Strikedown Of Voter ID Law

Dom Giordano spoke with Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about a court ruling Friday that strikes down the Commonwealth’s voter identification law.


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Light Voter Turnout Reported In Philadelphia For DA, Controller Race

For Miss Francine, the process went smoothly at her polling place at 13th and Jefferson. But the elderly voter says she had a scare last week after hearing voter ID ads.


(A sidewalk voter registration table in Pennsylvania.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Pennsylvania To Cross-Check Voter Registrations Against Other States’

The Corbett administration announced this week that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will join two dozen other states in a consortium designed to identify duplicate voter registrations.


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Commonwealth Judge Blocks Pa. Voter ID Law

A state judge has barred enforcement of Pennsylvania’s strict voter-identification law in the Nov. 5 general election.


(Pa. woman holds her new voter ID. Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Pa. Judge Weighing Arguments To Overturn State’s Voter ID Law

The trial in the case challenging Pennsylvania’s voter ID law has wrapped up with closing arguments before a Commonwealth Court judge.


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Closing Arguments Expected In Pennsylvania Voter ID Trial

Lawyers in the trial of a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania’s strict new voter-identification law are expected to make closing arguments.


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Opening Arguments Held As ACLU Fights To Overturn Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

The Harrisburg courtroom was standing-room-only as opening statements were presented. The complete presentation by both sides took just over one hour.


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Pa. Voter ID Coalition Gets New Name, Renewed Energy

The Pennsylvania Voter ID Coalition changed its name as it refocuses its efforts on defending the right to vote.


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Pa. Voter ID Law Won’t Be Enforced In May Primary

Pennsylvania voters will not be required to show photo identification in the May 21 primary election under an agreement signed Thursday by both sides in a pending lawsuit.


(Advancement Project attorney Marian Schneider, in dark jacket, and Philadelphia voter Mickia Moore, in white blouse, testify.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Pa. Lawmakers Hear Stories of Philadelphia Election Day Chaos Caused by Voter ID Law

A group of Pennsylvania legislators heard testimony from watchdog groups and voters on the state’s new voter ID law and problems it may have caused at the polls on Election Day 2012.


(This woman got a Penndot ID card in anticipation that she would need it to vote.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

2012 Year in Review: Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania’s controversial new voter ID law snagged national headlines for months this year, sparking protests and a major legal battle that reached the state Supreme Court.


(Notices posted in English and Spanish by the Committee of 70 alerted voters that they did not need to show ID cards for last November's election.)

Challenge to Pa. Voter ID Law Likely To Drag Beyond May 2013 Primary

ACLU legal director Vic Walczak says the judge will likely schedule a hearing between now and May to determine whether to block the law for the primary.