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Senator appeals 50%-vote ruling on voter-ID bill

Posted: March 19, 2013 at 12:52 a.m.

A Democratic state senator on Monday appealed Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Darr’s ruling that a voter-ID bill only required a majority vote in the House and Senate for approval. The lawmaker’s objection delayed action, for at least a day, of Senate Bill 2, which requires Arkansas voters to produce photo identification before casting a ballot.

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