Groups think more education is needed on voter identification optionsSubmitted: 10/25/2016
MADISON - Groups challenging Wisconsin's voter identification law in court don't believe the state's plan for additional education will do enough.

Earlier this month, federal Judge James Peterson approved a Department of Transportation plan to clarify the process for people who lack photo ID to get voting credentials.

That happened after media reports showed Division of Motor Vehicle employees were giving people inaccurate information.

The court-approved plan includes handouts and website clarifications.

The groups that filed suit wanted mobile Division of Motor Vehicle units, educational billboards outside Milwaukee and direct outreach to people who previously were denied IDs.

Peterson said Monday he'll issue an order regarding the plan's contested elements in a few days.

Story By: Associated Press

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