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Judge Rules in Favor of Georgia Voter ID Bill

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Judge Rules in Favor of Georgia Voter ID Bill

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Judge Rules in Favor of Georgia Voter ID Bill

Judge Rules in Favor of Georgia Voter ID Bill

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Two years ago, Georgia adopted a new law requiring every voter to present a photo ID at the polls. A chorus of lawsuits followed, arguing that the law would disenfranchise the poor, the elderly, and the disabled. A U.S. District Court judge last week ruled in favor of it.

Farai Chideya speaks with Georgia's Secretary of State, Karen Handel, a leading backer of the bill.

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