Voter ID Law Challenged

1 decade 2 years 3 months ago Monday, July 17 2006 Jul 17, 2006 Monday, July 17, 2006 9:31:11 PM CDT July 17, 2006 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY - Democratic officials from St. Louis and Kansas City filed a legal challenge Monday in Cole County Circuit Court against a new Missouri law requiring people to show a certain photo ID to vote. Last month, Gov. Blunt signed the law which requires voters to show a photo ID issued by Missouri or the federal government, such as a driver's license, to cast a regular ballot. The requirement takes effect for this November's election. Voters who don't have such an ID can cast a provisional ballot this fall, which will count if election officials can verify their identity and they're in the right polling place.

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