Voter ID Challenges Could Shape 2016 Election

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Voting rights activists have had a lot to celebrate recently.

In the past two weeks, courts have struck down at least parts of voter identification laws in North Carolina, Wisconsin, Kansas and Texas. In North Carolina, the court struck down an omnibus law that was supposed to prevent voter fraud, saying it was specifically designed to disenfranchise African-American voters.

Kareem Crayton, a visiting law professor at Vanderbilt University who focuses on race and politics, says these decisions could affect the presidential election in November, as well as state and local elections. Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear our full conversation with Professor Crayton.