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At -- moment arguments are underway at a court case that could have huge implications for Election Day.
In Pennsylvania's highest court lawyers now battling over that State's voter ID law.
And the stakes could not be higher Pennsylvania home to twenty electoral votes.
Senior correspondent Eric Shawn live in Philadelphia's -- good morning.
-- good morning -- a lawyer against the -- just told the justices that voter ID is a serious threat.
BAC LU and other groups suing to try and overturning get an injunction against a ruling that supports the law.
In August lower court ruled that voter ID here at this important swing state.
Is reasonable is not discriminatory.
-- -- not disenfranchise.
Any voters but critics say it will lead to voter suppression and hurt the vote of the elderly minorities and the war.
This morning there was a loud rally sponsored by the NAACP against the law they called it anti democratic and extremist.
Others like Pennsylvania democratic state representative about -- predict that the new law will cause chaos of the polls and -- I think half of them don't even know that they are required to have some kind of extra ID.
And the other half of them think that what they have in their house is okay.
So there aren't show up on Election Day when everybody votes because -- the general election for the president.
And it's going to be a terrible mess.
-- state officials say any election official that does not carry out the law will be criminally prosecuted them.
What is supporters say that an -- -- the state officials don't Wear it predict that they'll be any problems at all supporters say that voter ID as they -- to prevent.
Voter fraud and they know that anybody can get every idea that -- of the 71.
Penn dot offices that's where they give out driver's licenses they'll even deliver an alternative ballot to your home for free.
And the ACLU lead plaintiff -- to zero that they get Applewhite who denounced the law was she walked in my daughter's a few weeks ago.
-- of eight point two million voters 759000.
May not have the ID.
As of Monday 7800.
Got their ideas for -- No one will be denied the right to vote under Pennsylvania's voter ID law if you show up on Election Day in -- Forget your ID for example you can vote by provisional ballot.
On Election Day and then you have up to six days.
To prove to the county board of elections -- you have an idea that's acceptable for voting purposes.
And the State Supreme Court is split three Democrats the Republicans so if there's a tie.
The -- -- ruling will stand and of course if you suspect waterfront where you live voter fraud.
Is our -- -- from Philadelphia ever -- and it's doing things here.
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