Skip to comments.Kansas House gives preliminary approval to voter ID bill
Posted on 02/25/2011 9:00:33 AM PST by posterchild
TOPEKA The Kansas House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would require voters to show photo identification at the polls and proof of citizenship to register to vote.
The measure, advanced on a 78-36 vote, is a top priority of Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a Republican, who said it was needed to prevent election fraud. A final House vote is expected today.
The bill would also authorize Kobach's office to prosecute election fraud cases, and increase the penalties for election crimes.
State Rep. John Rubin, R-Shawnee, said the measure would ensure that the votes of legal voters aren't diluted by anyone who cannot legally vote in Kansas.
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[They said the additional requirements to vote will suppress voter turnout, especially among minorities, the elderly and those with disabilities.]
WHY?!? They can’t get photo ID for some reason? Anyone KS resident can get a KS ID card.
Good to see another state getting proactive on keeping illegal voters off the rolls.
BTW, our formor governor, the now Obamacare queen, vetoed a similar law in 2008.
The welfare department already hands out picture IDs. They already have what they need to collect their monthly checks.
Actually, both sides DON’T scream “voter fraud” -
the left screams “voter suppression”
and the right screams “voter fraud”.
Both are actually saying the same thing -
if you require voters to be valid, you WILL suppress the democRat vote.
Both sides know it.
There! Fixed it!
You forgot the Necro-Americans, the left’s most solid voting bloc.
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