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Georgia Law Requiring Voters to Show Photo ID Is Thrown Out: Judge Says Some Would Be Disenfranchised; State Plans Appeal

Date: September 20, 2006
Authors: Darryl Fears and Jonathan Weisman
QUOTE: A state judge yesterday rejected a Georgia law requiring voters to show government-issued photo identification...the law, pushed by Gov. Sonny Perdue (R) to fight voter fraud, violates the state constitution because it disenfranchises citizens who are otherwise qualified to vote.

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