Court rules Wisconsin’s voter ID law is constitutional

Law still faces legal challenges

Proponents of Wisconsin’s voter ID law have reason to celebrate after a state appeals court ruled yesterday that the law is constitutional.

In 2011, a Republican-controlled state legislature passed a law requiring voters to present photo IDs at polling places for federal, state and local elections. Republicans say the law would prevent election fraud, but Democrats say it would deter low-income and minority voters.

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