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A Madison County election worker checks a voter's identification against a voting poll list before allowing him to vote in the party primary in Madison, Miss. on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

Supporters of voter ID motivated by racial bias, study suggests

06/04/14 04:12PM

These days, very few public officials are foolish enough to admit they're discriminating based on race. That’s often made it difficult for opponents of voting restrictions to show deliberate racial bias. But an ingenious new study has found a way to get around that problem — and it suggests that “discriminatory intent underlies legislative support for voter identification laws.” read more