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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesotans have rejected a constitutional amendment that would have required a photo ID before they could vote in future elections.
It’s a surprising victory for opponents of photo ID, a requirement already in place in several other states. Republicans said photo ID was necessary to stop fraud.
But critics of the amendment said voter fraud has rarely been a problem here. Democrats had criticized the measure as an attempt to make voting harder for certain groups that lean Democratic, including the elderly, the poor, college students and minorities.READ MORE: Has Rush Hour Traffic In The Twin Cities Returned To Pre-Pandemic Levels?
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