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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (59-70) - (Key vote)

Title: Voter Identification Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to SF 1298 that requires voters to present photo identification when voting beginning in 2010.

Highlights:
- Requires a voter to present one of the following valid forms of photo identification:
    - Minnesota driver's license - Minnesota voter identification card - Passport - Employee ID - Military ID - Tribal ID
- Requires each county in Minnesota to provide a location where applicants who do not have a valid Minnesota Drivers license or identification card can register for a voter identification card for no fee. - Allows a voter without acceptable identification to cast a provisional ballot.
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Voter Identification Amendment

Sponsors

  • Tom Emmer (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
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