Blocking the Vote?
It's been a year since Rhode Island passed Voter ID. The law will get its first big test this fall, but how did a blue state end up passing what's thought of as a GOP driven legislation? It’s a question that reporter David Scharfenberg has been trying to answer. His muckraking uncovers a political whodunnit that involves a quiet truce at a Providence restaurant, frantic phone calls from DC, and intrigue in the governor's office.
David Scharfenberg, writer for The Providence Phoenix, read his piece Who Passed Voter ID?