Voters in Harrisburg are receiving a mailer telling them they must produce state approved identification to vote in Tuesday's general election. It's bogus. The mailer was produced by the Pennsylvania Department of State and sent out in September, before a state Commonwealth Court judge ruled that the state's new Voter ID law would not be used in the general election.
The mailer says: "Under a new law, voters are required to show an acceptable photo ID with a valid expiration date when voting on November 6. The other side of the mailer shows a woman holding up her Pennsylvania driver's license. The headline: "If you want to vote, show it."
Department of State spokesman Ron Ruman said his department was not responsible for this new version of an old mailer.
"These mailings all were sent between Sept. 17 and 24"," Ruman said. "We are looking into this, but the Department of State did not send these cards at this time."