[JURIST] North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory [official website] on Monday signed [press release] a voter ID bill [HB 589; materials] into law that will require voters to present government-issued photo identification at the polls. The law will effectively roll back the early voting period [CBS report] and repeal one-stop registration during early voting. The North Carolina General Assembly [official website] approved the bill [JURIST report] last month, despite criticism from Democrats who argued that the legislation would have the effect...

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