The Empirical Effects of Voter-ID Laws: Present or Absent?

@article{Mycoff2009TheEE,
  title={The Empirical Effects of Voter-ID Laws: Present or Absent?},
  author={Jason D. Mycoff and Michael W. Wagner and David C. Wilson},
  journal={PS: Political Science \& Politics},
  year={2009},
  volume={42},
  pages={121 - 126}
}
The effect of voter-identification (voter-ID) laws on turnout is a hot-button issue in contemporary American politics. In April of 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed Indiana's voter-ID law, the nation's most rigorous, which requires voters to arrive at the polls with a state-issued photo ID containing an expiration date (Crawford v. Marion County 2008). In a famous incident highlighting how Hoosiers were dealing with their state's voter-ID law, representative Julia Carson (D-IN) was… 

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