Rep. Fattah Says Court Voter Ruling is a Win for Democracy and All Pennsylvanians

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02) issues this statement on today's court ruling concerning the Pennsylvania Voter ID law:

"Today's ruling in Commonwealth Court is a win for all Pennsylvania voters and for American democracy as we approach the 2012 Presidential election. As I said from the moment it was enacted, Pennsylvania's Voter ID law is ill-advised and anti-democratic. Questions remain on how or if all provisions will be enforced in future elections."

"Because of Judge Simpson's injunction, voters will, on November 6 at least, have unfettered access to the ballot box. But Pennsylvanians should always remember those who attempted to block that access to our precious vote and who have sought to disenfranchise large numbers of voters."

SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah