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Leah Aden in ABA Journal: Voters Without Acceptable Photo ID Have Options in Texas

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Appeals Courts are Dismantling Stricter Voter ID Laws

In August, a federal district judge in Corpus Christi, Texas, approved a settlement agreed to by state officials that voters without the state-approved ID should be able to sign a declaration that they faced "reasonable impediments" in obtaining one.

Those voters must be allowed to cast a regular ballot after they show an alternative form of ID, such as a voter registration card, utility bill or other form of government ID that's not on the state's list.

"It looks like there will be an avenue for those without acceptable photo ID," says Leah Aden, senior counsel with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which was among the groups behind a challenge to the Texas statute.

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