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Federal judge strikes down Wisconsin voter ID law

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MILWAUKEE, April 29 (Reuters) - Wisconsin's voter identification law places an unnecessary burden on poor and minority voters and must be struck down, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.


The Wisconsin ruling was the latest victory for opponents of voter ID laws that generally require residents to present a government-issued photo identification before casting ballots.

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