Legislature OKs Voter Photo ID

1 decade 3 years 1 month ago Friday, May 12 2006 May 12, 2006 Friday, May 12, 2006 6:40:34 PM CDT May 12, 2006 in News
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Governor Blunt says he'll sign it. The Senate's early morning 23-to-10 party-line vote came after Republicans employed a rare procedural move to thwart debate by Democrats. The House followed suit this afternoon, passing it 84-to-73. The legislative session ends at 6 p.m. today. The legislation requires voters to show a photo I.D., such as driver's license or military card, issued by Missouri or the federal government. The requirement kicks in for this November's election. But those without a photo I.D. could cast a provisional ballot, which would be counted if their identities are verified.

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