Voter ID Law Proposal Returns

1 decade 2 years 2 days ago Monday, April 16 2007 Apr 16, 2007 Monday, April 16, 2007 1:42:27 PM CDT April 16, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS - A renewed effort is under way to require Missouri voters to show photo identification at the polls. A similar law passed last year but was declared unconstitutional. Now, Republican state Representative Bill Deaken of Jefferson City is pushing a bill that requires photo ID but allows some exceptions. But Secretary of State Robin Carnahan opposes the bill. She says the notion of voter ID fraud in Missouri is a myth. Carnahan also says requiring voters to show photo identification would cost the state $35 million dollars over three years.

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