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A new federal appeals court ruling could be a game changer for voters this November the court upholding a section of an -- -- -- law.
That requires voters to show an ID before casting a ballot.
A popular position according to a new Fox News poll 70% of you polled say we need voter ID laws to prevent voter fraud only 26% say.
There -- necessary and could discourage voting another concern Shannon -- is in our Washington bureau with more on this this and went up to the polls reveal tax.
Well it's interesting a couple of these delve into the motivation and what's going on behind the reasons for -- of voter ID rules of course in many states you are required to show some type of -- before you can vote.
That has been upheld in some cases -- the Supreme Court as recently as 2008.
-- let's take a look at a couple of these -- first -- our supporters of voter ID laws trying to reduce legal votes from minorities.
34% said yes but an overwhelming majority 62% said -- are right to the other side of that.
Is our next question our opponents of voter ID laws trying to increase illegal votes -- non citizens.
50% said yes they do believe sell 45%.
Said -- an interesting look.
At the motivation or at least what average Americans think is -- motivation behind some of these lost -- we -- this federal appeals court upholding a section of a lot.
And Arizona but there's a number of these voter ID laws that are being contested in a lot of court so.
So how could that impact the fall election.
We -- the DOJ has been very clear in saying it is concerned about any type of voter -- -- that they believe would impact.
The poorest among us also minorities specifically blacks and Hispanics and that's one of their main objections to the line Texas that's now on hold.
So we decided to take a look at the presidential exit polls the election in 2008 to see how those particular groups voted.
Those with the lowest income 73%.
Voted for President Obama.
Black voters 95%.
-- -- for President Obama.
And Hispanic voters where there's the big -- up in controversy in Texas 67%.
Of them voted democratically voted for President Obama.
Still critics will say that Democrats are focusing on making sure they get votes from those who are obviously most heavily -- -- in their favor.
And you know the other side argues that Republicans have something -- trying to stop boats who legally would be able to vote.
It is not something that will be settled anytime soon -- an ongoing debate -- thank you very much.
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