The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to reinstate North Carolina's voter ID requirement.
FOX's Jon Decker has more from the White House:
The justices on the Supreme Court declined a request by North Carolina's Republican Gov. Pat McCrory to delay a permanent injunction blocking provisions in a 2013 voting law.
As a result, voters in North Carolina won't have to show one of several qualifying photo IDs when casting ballots in the presidential battleground state. It also means that early voting in the state will now begin Oct. 20.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down several parts of the law last month, saying they were approved by legislators with intentional bias against black voters more likely to support Democrats.
At the White House, Jon Decker, FOX News.