Conservative group raises questions over voter ID study

The conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty today questioned a study by two UW-Madison researchers that suggested nearly 17,000 people, and possibly more, were deterred from voting last fall due to Wisconsin’s voter ID law.
For example, WILL in a blog post pointed out the UW authors noted in their study, “Most of the people who said they did not vote because they lacked ID actually possessed a qualifying form of ID” to downplay the impact the law may have had on turnout. The conservative group also noted the main reason cited by those who did not turn out was unhappiness with th...

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