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Pending Voting Laws May Change the Face of the 2016 Presidential Election

By Rob Tyson

Currently, there are a number of legal challenges to voting acts and practices enacted by a number of states.  This National Public Radio article describes some of the major challenges currently pending in a number of states.  The cases range from new requirements concerning voter identification to absentee voting and provisional ballots.

As the Presidential election in November nears, a ruling in the next few months could impact significantly voting practices for the election.  Stay tuned for an interesting fall.

Click here to read the article.