From WREG (Memphis):
Tennessee’s Supreme Court ruled against the City of Memphis and has upheld the state’s Voter ID law.
The court upheld the 2011 law which requires photo identification for those who are registered to cast a vote.
Two voters and the City of Memphis sued arguing the ID requirement was an unfair burden and unduly affected the poor and minorities.
The TN Supreme Court also ruled Memphis Library Cards, on which the city spent more than $60,000, cannot be used as proper voter ID.
“We felt because of the way the law read, that these cards should have been able to be used,” Memphis City Councilman Myron Lowery said.
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