I. Introduction

II. The Legislation: A Tale of Sausage Making … A. Campaign for Kentucky Secretary of State ... B. Evolution of the Bill Requiring a Photo ID to Vote … 1. Kentucky’s Prior Rule ... 2. Initial Introduction of S[enate] B[ill] 2 ... 3. Substantive Changes During the Legislative Debate

III. Every Good Law Story Needs Some Litigation: The Lawsuit and the Subsequent Changes for the November 2020 Election Due to the Pandemic

IV. Lessons from the Kentucky Experience ... A. Voter ID Laws as Inherently Partisan ... B. Deliberative Democracy ... 1. Procedure ... 2. Substance ... 3. Judicial Review

V. Conclusion