Photo: Michael P. King/Wisconsin State Journal, via Associated Press.
Lizette Alvarez (NY Times):
Democrats, who point to scant evidence of voter-impersonation fraud, say the unified Republican push for photo identification cards carries echoes of the Jim Crow laws — with their poll taxes and literacy tests — that inhibited black voters in the South from Reconstruction through the 1960s. Election experts say minorities, poor people and students — who tend to skew Democratic — are among those least likely to have valid driver’s licenses, the most prevalent form of identification. Older people, another group less likely to have licenses, are swing voters. MORE...Howie P.S.: "GOP Push to Tighten Voting Rules May Disenfranchise Young, Poor" was the headline for the same article that truthout.org sent around.