A Law Dean's Election Day Experience

November 9, 2016

A voter in Pennsylvania reported Tuesday being told he needed an extra identification card. The law doesn't say that, and as the voter's tweet suggests, this was a particularly well-informed citizen -- Mark Alexander is the dean of the law school at Villanova University. He's also an African-American at a time when many minority individuals feel they are held to higher standards by polling officials in some areas. Alexander tweeted about the incident, attracting considerable attention.

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