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  •  id, not 'photo' id (0+ / 0-)


    from the Virginia Elections website:

    For persons who registered to vote in Virginia by mail, federal law requires them to show identification (ID) when voting (in-person or absentee) for the first time in a federal election if they did not send a copy of one of these IDs with their voter registration applications. Voters subject to this special ID requirement will have the phrase "First-time Federal" after the "ID Required" item in their on-line voter registration record. Any of the following types of ID are acceptable:

    http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/...

    "Kossacks are held to a higher standard. Like Hebrew National hot dogs." - blueaardvark

    by louisev on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 09:05:36 AM PST

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    •  WOW! Mea culpa (0+ / 0-)

      I had no idea!!  My first vote was in 1986...obviously I don't remember the ID requirement..

      apologies.

      Minority rights should never be subject to majority vote.

      by lostboyjim on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 09:33:00 AM PST

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      •  i think this is to prevent impersonating a voter (0+ / 0-)


        someone has to check that you are you in person.  AT least that is what the VA voting website says.

        "Kossacks are held to a higher standard. Like Hebrew National hot dogs." - blueaardvark

        by louisev on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 11:26:22 AM PST

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