Modeling Problems in the Voter Identification—Voter Turnout Debate

  title={Modeling Problems in the Voter Identification—Voter Turnout Debate},
  author={Robert S. Erikson and Lorraine C. Minnite},
85 IN APRIL 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Indiana’s controversial voter identification (ID) law. Adopted in 2005, the law requires voters to show a current, government-issued photo identification. Opponents worry voter identification rules will place an undue burden on the voting rights of elderly, low income, and minority voters, disputing the need for the rules. Nevertheless, over the last five years, stricter voter identification requirements have been adopted on party line votes in… 

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