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Voter ID case likely coming next summer

Voter ID case likely coming next summer

Pennsylvania's voter ID law is heading back to the courtroom.

State Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson says he's leaning toward holding a trial next summer.

He met with lawyers in the case Thursday.

The former Northampton County judge is expected to make a ruling in two weeks.

State officials want Simpson to fast-track the case so a final ruling can be made before May's primary election.

The plaintiffs say they need more time to prepare for the case.


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