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Missouri Passes Constitutional Amendment to Allow Voter ID

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9.Nov, 2016 Comments Off on Missouri Passes Constitutional Amendment to Allow Voter ID , Voter ID News

Missouri Passes Constitutional Amendment to Allow Voter ID

With 63% voting in favor, voters in Missouri passed a constitutional amendment that will allow the state to enact a law requiring photo ID to vote.  The amendment gives state constitutional approval to a bill passed earlier this year to require a photo ID.  With the passage of the constitutional amendment, photo ID is now required in Missouri:

 

Amendment 6 changes the Missouri Constitution to require voters to present ID when voting.  Passage of this amendment adds this section to the Missouri Constitution: Section 11. A person seeking to vote in person in public elections may be required by general law to identify himself or herself and verify his or her qualifications as a citizen of the United States of America and a resident of the state of Missouri by providing election officials with a form of identification, which may include requiring valid government-issued photo identification. Exceptions to the identification requirement may also be provided for by general law.

 

 

 


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