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Native Americans’ Challenges to North Dakota Voting Law Advance

Feb. 11, 2020, 2:52 PM

The legal challenges to North Dakota’s voter identification law by two Native American tribes and several individual members may proceed, a federal district court said.

The tribes have standing, and the state didn’t sufficiently refute the members’ claims, the opinion by Judge Daniel L. Hovland of the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota said.

To vote under the law, individuals must present a valid form of ID to voting officials. The ID must include the voter’s name, current street address, and date of birth. Supplemental documentation, like a current bank statement, may be used to fill in...

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