A judge has placed a temporary hold on a North Carolina piece of legislation that required that voters show their photo ID at the ballot box.
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A federal court said Thursday that it will, at least temporarily, block North Carolina from requiring photo ID at the polls next year.
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Court challenge to 2017 law that changes voting in Iowa begins before a judge.Trial focused on portions that require a voter to show an ID before voting.
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