“Some see South Carolina’s voter ID law and other states’ efforts to tighten early voting as less of an attempt to curb voter fraud than some of the earliest volleys in the 2012 presidential race. ... Julie Hussey of the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area said, “A lot of it is really national-level politics that we're seeing at the state level.” She said such efforts appear directed at states, such as South Carolina and Texas, ...”

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