Federal judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Oklahoma’s absentee voting laws

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Federal judge in Oklahoma City has rejected a lawsuit brought by the state Democratic Party challenging the state's absentee voting rules. The lawsuit alleged that requiring voters casting ballots by mail to have their ballots notarized or to include a copy of the photo ID was an unnecessary barrier. U. S. District Judge John Dau, however, said the voting rules are reasonable, non discriminatory and legitimate.

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