Russ Fulcher on Government Reform
Require photo ID to vote
Legislative Summary: H 496: Requiring Photo Identification to Vote: All voters shall be required to provide personal identification before voting at the polls or at absent electors polling places.
The personal identification that
may be presented shall be one of the following: If a voter is not able to present personal identification, the voter may complete an affidavit in lieu of the personal identification. The voter shall sign the affidavit. Any person who knowingly provides false,
erroneous or inaccurate information on such affidavit shall be guilty of a felony.
- An Idaho driver's license;
- A passport or photo ID issued by an agency of the US government or tribal government;
- A current student photo ID card, issued by a high school or an accredited
institution of higher education,
Legislative Outcome: Passed Senate 27-6-2 on March 24; Sen. Russ Fulcher voted YEA; passed House 64-6-0 on March 1; signed by Gov. Otter on April 8.
Source: Idaho legislative voting records: H 496
, Apr 8, 2010
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