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      Photo ID requirement coming to Alabama elections

      Alabamians may have to show photo ID at the next election.

      The state plans to put a voter ID law into effect immediately. {}It comes after Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act. {}The state does not have to get Federal pre-clearance to make changes to voting procedures.

      Democratic Representative Alvin Holmes doesn't like the voter ID law. {}He feels it could be used to keep elderly voters from casting ballots. {}He says it could also be used to intimidate black voters.

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