Claim that Wisconsin’s voter ID law caused ‘200K lost votes’ on shaky ground

meter mostly false

Both the Washington Post and PolitiFact Wisconsin have applied their fact-checking chops to the claims made by Priorities USA (a left-leaning group) that its study findings show Wisconsin’s voter ID laws reduced November turnout by 200,000. The truth-o-meter reading? Mostly false, since correlation isn’t always causation.

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