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SB 751 - Photo Identification Requirements for Absentee Voters - Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (26-11) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (65-44) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Photo Identification Requirements for Absentee Voters

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires voters to present photo identification when requesting absentee ballots in person, effective June 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Requires voters to provide one of the following forms of photo identification when requesting absentee ballots in person:
    • An official state identification card;
    • An operator’s or chauffeur’s license; or
    • Any generally recognized picture identification card.
  • Requires cities, townships, and villages with access to the Ballot Tracker program to utilize the program so that voters can track the progress of their absentee ballots online.
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-11) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Photo Identification Requirements for Absentee Voters

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