A sign directs voters to a polling place during the Super Tuesday primary voting at a polling place in Arlington, Va. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Election Officials Tackle Confusing Voter ID Laws In North Carolina

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Demonstrators march through the streets of Winston-Salem, N.C., in July 2015, after the beginning of a federal voting rights trial challenging a 2013 state law. The most controversial part of that law — requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls — goes into effect this week, although its language was softened slightly last summer. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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New Year, New Laws: States Diverge On Gun Rights, Voting Restrictions

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Voters walk to an early voting site to cast their ballots on Aug. 11 in Miami. On Wednesday, a federal appeals court in Ohio upheld a decision extending early voting in that state. Meanwhile, as Election Day nears, courts are still considering cases about early voting in North Carolina, and voter ID requirements in Texas and Wisconsin. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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As Election Nears, Voting Laws Still Unclear In Some States

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Before the voter ID law was put on hold, this Penndot Drivers License Center in Butler, Pa., displayed signs promoting the requirement for voters to show an acceptable photo ID at the polls. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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