Arkansas Supreme Court upholds revised voter ID law

AP,  October 12, 2018

Arkansas' highest court on Thursday upheld a voter ID law that is nearly identical to a restriction struck down by the court four years ago.

The 5-2 decision from the Arkansas Supreme Court means the law, which requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, will remain in effect in this year's midterm election. Unlike the measure struck down in 2014, the law approved last year allows voters to cast provisional ballots without a photo ID if they sign a sworn statement confirming their identities. ...

The November ballot will...include a proposal to further enshrine voter ID in the Arkansas Constitution.

By Andrew DeMillo

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