Crawford et al. v. Marion County Election Board et al.

Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States


Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID Law.

The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down a challenge to a voter ID law in Indiana. In a 6-3 opinion, the majority said the state interests “are both neutral and sufficiently strong to require us to reject petitioners’ facial attack on the statute,” and the burden imposed on voters was “minimal and justified.” Justice Souter wrote in dissent, “this statute imposes a disproportionate burden upon those without” government-issued photo IDs. EPIC had submitted a brief detailing problems with the law. "Not only has the state failed to establish the need for the voter identification law or to address the disparate impact of the law, the state's voter ID system is imperfect, and relies on a flawed federal identification system."

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