Missouri Voter ID Law Faces Legal Challenges

Maria Frencher and Hense Todd. Photo by Frank Browning for NPR. i i

hide captionMaria Frencher helps 19-year-old Hense Todd register to vote in the November election.

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Maria Frencher and Hense Todd. Photo by Frank Browning for NPR.

Maria Frencher helps 19-year-old Hense Todd register to vote in the November election.

Frank Morris for NPR

Missouri's new voter identification law is now in effect. It requires citizens to show a state-issued photo ID before voting. The law faces legal challenges. A Federal judge in Georgia threw out a similar law, while a judge in Indiana upheld one.

Frank Morris of member station KCUR reports.

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