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Lawsuits weighed for problems Indian voters faced

The Four Directions group of South Dakota is planning to file lawsuits on behalf of Indian voters who say they were turned away from the polls last Tuesday.

The group opposes a state law that requires voters to show photo ID at the polls. Those without ID can sign an affidavit attesting to their identity but the group says poll workers didn't allow Indian voters to do that for the special U.S. House election last week.

A county attorney is investigating complaints that Indian voters were turned away but says he has found no evidence any were denied the right to vote.

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Voting problems could spawn lawsuits (The Rapid City Journal 6/10)

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