Posted by | April 22, 2012 10:58 | Filed under: Top Stories

State laws that restrict voter registration is one way to reduce the number of people who might vote to re-elect President Obama.

Voting laws passed by Republican-led legislatures in a dozen states during the past year have sharply restricted voter-registration drives that typically target young, low-income, African-American and Hispanic voters – groups that have backed the Democratic president by wide margins…

The new laws – many of which include measures requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls – could carve into Obama’s potential support in Florida, Ohio and a few other politically divided states likely to be crucial in the November 6 election, analysts say.

By: Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.