Carnahan Concerned About Voter Confusion

1 decade 3 years 6 months ago Tuesday, November 07 2006 Nov 7, 2006 Tuesday, November 07, 2006 12:47:42 PM CST November 07, 2006 in News
Source: (Copyright 2007 The Associated Press All Rights Reserved.)
JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan is worried about potential voter confusion in today's elections. Carnahan cites an experience of her own as a sign that some poll workers may wrongly be asking voters for a photo identification. Carnahan told the AP that a worker at the St. Louis Election Board asked her three times to show a photo ID when she voted absentee last Friday. A Missouri Supreme Court ruling struck down the photo requirement. The poll worker apparently did not recognize that Carnahan was Missouri's chief elections official when Carnahan showed a paper voter card mailed out by the local election authority. The card does not have a photo but is acceptable ID under Missouri law.

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