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Voter ID unlikely to be reinstated for Tuesday's primary election

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MADISON (WKOW) -- It's unlikely Wisconsin's photo identification law will be in place for Tuesday's primary.

Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen on Tuesday asked the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to quickly lift an injunction blocking the photo ID requirement. But the court late Monday gave opponents of the law until August 19 to respond to Van Hollen's request, meaning a ruling won't come until after the primary.

U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman issued the injunction earlier this year, saying the requirement is unconstitutional. Van Hollen asked Adelman in May to lift the injunction pending his appeal but the judge hasn't acted on the request.
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