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Texas I.D. law kept voters from polls

Texas I.D. law kept voters from polls

By Gov. Bill Hobby, University of Houston Hobby Center for Public Policy; Mark P. Jones, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy; Jim Granato, University of Houston Hobby Center for Public Policy; and Renée Cross, University of Houston Hobby Center for Public Policy

Confusion over Texas' voter photo identification requirement potentially discouraged as many as 9 percent of registered voters from going to the polls in the November 2014 elections in the Latino-majority U.S. Congressional District 23 (CD-23), according to a new study by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the University of Houston Hobby Center for Public Policy.

Read the Rice news release on the study here and the study itself below (PDF).