Federal judge rules library cards are not valid voter ID - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Federal judge rules library cards not a valid voter ID

This is the library card that the federal judge ruled against as a valid voter ID This is the library card that the federal judge ruled against as a valid voter ID

(WMC-TV) - A federal judge ruled Memphis library cards cannot be used as voter identification.

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton caused a fire storm earlier this month after he unveiled new Memphis library cards that he said could also serve as photo ID for voters in Shelby County.

The state of Tennessee ruled the cards were not a valid voter ID.

Tuesday, a federal judge agreed with the state and ruled voters cannot use a Memphis library card as an ID while voting.

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