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Swing State Voters Overwhelmingly Support Voter ID Laws

7:36 PM, Sep 6, 2012 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
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Georgia Congressman and civil rights hero John Lewis just gave a speech at the Democratic convention attacking voter ID laws. A recent New York Times/CBS News/Quinnipac poll asked voters about voter ID laws in three key swing states and found the following result:

As you may know, there have been efforts in some states to require voters to show a photo identification card to vote. Some people say this is needed to prevent people from voting who are not eligible to vote. Other people say such efforts are designed to suppress voting by low-income people and minorities. What do you think, do you support or oppose efforts to require voters to show a photo identification card to vote?

LIKELY VOTERS....
FL OH WI

Support 78% 75% 66%
Oppose 20 23 32
DK/NA 2 2 2

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