Judge Declares Support for Voting Rights Act, Stops Voter-ID to Reduce Republican Voter Suppression in Wisconsin

A second judge has declared Wisconsin’s voter identification law unconstitutional.

Dane County Circuit Judge David Flanagan ruled Tuesday that the state’s requirement that all voters show photo ID at the polls creates a “substantial impairment of the right to vote” guaranteed by the state Constitution.

In March, Flanagan issued an injunction temporarily blocking the law. He made that injunction permanent in Tuesday’s decision.

Another Dane County judge permanently blocked the voter ID law in March in a separate case.

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