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2012 Election: Republicans Move To Tighten Voter ID Laws In States

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2012 ELECTION VOTING RULES
Forty-seven states have enacted 285 election-related laws this year, and 60 percent were in states with Republican governors, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. | AP

With Republicans taking control of most U.S. capitols this year and a presidential race looming, states have passed the most election-related laws since 2003 in a push to tighten voting rules.

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