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|Last week, a Pennsylvania court mostly suspended that state's voter ID law for the upcoming election. Under the court's order, voters will still be asked for ID at the polls, but they will still be able to cast a regular ballot -- not a provisional ballot -- if they are unable to show it.
Yet, despite this court order, at least five Pennsylvania county websites still falsely inform voters that they need to show ID in order to cast a regular ballot:
Butler County: Butler County's website still tells voters that "[s]tarting with the November 2012 general election, Pennsylvania requires voters to show an acceptable photo identification to vote at the polls."
Bucks County: Bucks County's website falsely claims that "[i]f you do not have a photo ID or are indigent and unable to obtain one without payment of a fee, you may cast a provisional ballot, and will have six days to provide...