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Appeals Court Reinstates Texas Voter ID Law

A federal appeals court has reinstated a Texas voter ID law that the U.S. Justice Department describes as the state’s latest tool to suppress minorities in elections.

10/14/2014

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Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID Law

Texas voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the state’s first election requiring people to show ID.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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Controversial Texas Voter ID Law Likely Enforced Next Week

Unless a federal judge intervenes, the South Texas city of Edinburg could be the first to enforce a new voter ID law next week, and lawyers will likely use the special election to gather evidence to strengthen lawsuits to block it in the future.

08/23/2013

Texas State Capitol

Texas Seeking To Challenge Voting Rights Act

Texas is asking a federal panel weighing its photo ID requirement for voters to allow it to challenge the constitutionality of a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

03/14/2012