Voter ID law halted in Pennsylvania

A judge blocked the main provisions of a law requiring voters to present photo ID, a month before US elections.

    A judge has blocked the US state of Pennsylvania from requiring voters to show photo identification in next month's elections.

     It's a setback for Republican state officials who had championed the proposal in the politically divided state.

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from Philadelphia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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