Thursday, September 3, 2015

Pa. voters, how was your experience with the test run of the new voter-ID rules?

READER POLL

Pa. voters, how was your experience with the test run of the new voter-ID rules?

Government-issued ID wasn't mandatory to vote in Pa. Tuesday, but it will be on Nov. 6th.

Wasn’t even asked for ID, but had my driver’s license
 
  218 (30.1%)
First time I had heard about the new rules
 
  79 (10.9%)
ID was requested, and I showed it
 
  444 (61.3%)
Refused to show ID as a protest
 
  145 (20.0%)
Total votes = 724
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Fighting back against voter-ID rules


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