Voter Identification Laws

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There has been a recent surge of voter ID legislation around the country in Republican concentrated states. The rise of voter ID laws is also contributed officials wanting to decrease identity fraud in the polls. Voter ID laws have been passed as early as 1950 in South Carolina which voters needed a document with the voters' name. Since then gradually states adopted voter ID laws, but voter ID laws became an issue in the 2000s.All the states except for Rhode Island with voter ID laws are primarily Republican. Voter ID laws are so strongly opposed by low-income individuals, minorities, and elderly groups. These groups argue the laws target them because of the tendency of to vote democratic. These laws are trying to solve voter fraud where
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