Attorney General File #: 2005-036
Every Vote Counts—The Voter Identification Act
February 24, 2005
This measure requires all voters who vote in person at polling places to show picture identification. Pollworkers would be required to confirm a voter’s identity and record the form of identification used. Voters not providing the required identification could still cast provisional ballots. Violations or attempted violations of the measure’s provisions would be subject to election fraud felony charges.
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