Voter ID Laws Could Make More States Red And Swing Election

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Five million people may be affected by voter ID laws that will make it more difficult for mostly Democratic voters to vote. As Politico reports: “The laws tend to disproportionately affect young voters and minorities — key Obama demographics — so the new restrictions will have an outsize impact on Democratic turnout. In Pennsylvania, for example, 18 percent of Philadelphia residents, who voted overwhelmingly for Obama in 2008, don’t have adequate IDs to vote in 2012.”

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