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"But while access to transportation is a key part of this story, it looks very different in Philadelphia. Would-be voters there might have better access to the DMV, but they're less likely to have driver's licenses in the first place because it's so much easier to live in Philadelphia than in rural areas (or even the suburbs) without a car. ? Herein lies the unique quandary in Philadelphia. It is a large, left-leaning city, with the public transportation system of an old Northeastern metro area built in the era before cars. But it happens, right now, to be located in a state with a Republican-controlled legislature. ... Of course, to further heighten the stakes, it’s also in a political battleground for 2012." —"The Startling Urban Dynamic in Pennsylvania's Voter ID Law" [Atlantic Cities]