[JURIST] Mississippi voters on Tuesday approved the Mississippi Voter Identification Petition [materials] by 62 percent, creating a new requirement that voters show government-issued photo identification at the polls. The ballot included a disclaimer [referendum brochure text, PDF] explaining a government-issued photo identification costs approximately $14. Several rights groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi (ACLU-MS) and the Mississippi National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) [advocacy websites] have stated this amounts to a "poll tax." Although…

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