Corbett May Try to Revive PA Voter ID Law

He’s considering an appeal of the lawsuit that overturned the statute.

NewsWorks reports: “Days after a state judge struck down Pennsylvania voter identification law, Gov. Tom Corbett said he’s not sure whether his administration will appeal the ruling.”

 In the months since the summer trial in Commonwealth Court, challengers have always said an appeal to the state Supreme Court is expected, no matter the contents of the ruling.

Corbett plainly disagrees with McGinley’s opinion. “I view that the law was constitutional. I view that it can be implemented constitutionally,” said the governor Wednesday. “The judge made a finding: ‘no.’ We’ll see if he can reconsider it. If he doesn’t, then we’ll consider if we should take it up on appeal.”

Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley struck down the law Friday, calling it unconstitutional.

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