Justices Kennedy and Breyer, for example, they spoke to the concern that states have about maintaining the integrity of voter registration rolls. That is something that states have to do. Justice Breyer, for example, said, well, if you can’t use the fact that a voter hasn’t voted in two years to send out these notices, what can you do?

On the concerns of Justice Sonia Sotomayor:

Justice Sotomayor is concerned about what she said appears to be the disproportionate impact of Ohio’s process on cities and neighborhoods that have a high percentage of low-income workers, who work odd shifts, have difficulty getting to the polls, and also on minorities. She pointed out there have been a number of new voter restrictions put in place by states that create even more obstacles.

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