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Poll: Support For Voter Suppression Initiative Collapses In Minnesota

By Ian Millhiser on November 5, 2012 at 5:00 pm

"Poll: Support For Voter Suppression Initiative Collapses In Minnesota"


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At its peak, support for a ballot initiative to require all voters in Minnesota to show voter ID — a common voter suppression law used to reduce the number of low income, student and minority voters who cast a ballot — enjoyed 80 percent support in some polls. On Saturday, a new survey from Public Policy Polling revealed that 51 percent of Minnesota voters oppose the initiative, as opposed to just 46 percent who support it.

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