Indiana’s strict law requiring voters to show current photo identification at the polls appears likely to survive a constitutional challenge before the Supreme Court.

Based on oral arguments Wednesday in Crawford v. Marion County Education Board and Indiana Democratic Party v. Rokita, the Court’s conservative majority raised potentially fatal concerns about whether the challengers had standing to sue, and whether the law should be attacked on its face before it takes effect and its “as-applied” impact on voters can be assessed.

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