Judge's ruling on Wisconsin voter ID injunction expected Monday
the Associated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Dane County judge is expected to rule Monday on a possible second injunction barring enforcement of Wisconsin's voter ID requirement.
Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess' announcement at a hearing comes just days after a different judge in a separate case granted a temporary injunction.
Niess will decide whether to grant a permanent injunction that could further scramble plans for state board of election officials who want to have the law in effect for the April 3 presidential primary.
Attorneys for the League of Women Voters argued the law violates the state Constitution's explicit language giving everyone the right to vote by creating a certain condition for them to cast a ballot.
Earlier last week a Dane County judge imposed a temporary injunction suspending the photo ID portion of the law.