Voter ID Fraud: How Big an Issue?

By: AP
By: AP

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several states have adopted new laws requiring photo IDs to vote.

But there's little evidence of the kind of fraud that these laws are supposed to prevent.

Kansas, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin passed
laws making people show photo ID to be able to vote. Indiana and
Georgia have had such laws in place for a few years.

One election law expert says he went through 250 cases cited in
an unsuccessful challenge of Indiana's photo ID law and found just
nine instances over a seven-year period where someone voted in
another person's name.

Even supporters of the law have trouble coming with many cases of people trying to vote under a false identity.

Opponents say the laws will keep blacks, Hispanics, the poor,
elderly and disabled from voting.


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  • by Anonymous on Sep 25, 2011 at 04:42 AM
    I guess that the reporter of this story never heard of ACORN and Unions and all the Dead People that have voted. As the saying goes "Justice is Blind" That statement has never been more Truthful than it is today as the DOJ under Mr Eric Holder is a useless effort for justice.
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