In elections that begin next week, voters in 10 states will be required to present photo identification before casting ballots — the first major test of voter ID laws after years of legal challenges.
With a tie-breaking vote from Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, Senate Republicans passed legislation Tuesday that would force voters to carry photo identification with them to the polls beginning in 2014.
One bill requiring Virginia voters to present photo identification at the polls is dead, but another lives for at least a few more days.
Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Early vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.
There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.