Do state laws requiring photo ID for voters unfairly affect voter participation?

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The founders left most voting requirements up to the states, and our Constitution now protects the right to vote for citizens over 18 years of age. Thirty three states currently have laws in place requiring photo IDs for voting, but some of these face legal challenges. Supporters of photo ID laws argue that the integrity of the process needs to be protected against voter fraud. Opponents believe these laws suppress voting.

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