Why make an issue of showing photo ID at poll?

2013-12-12T00:00:00Z Why make an issue of showing photo ID at poll? nwitimes.com
December 12, 2013 12:00 am

I need an ID to drive, to cash a check, to get a job, to buy cigarettes and beer, to get a credit card, to get medical attention if I don't want to go to the back of the line, and, well, the list can go on.

But I shouldn't need an ID (and, in fact, should consider it an insult to be required to have one), in order to vote -- as Beth White, the aspiring Democratic candidate for secretary of state, obviously believes.

State authorized non-driver IDs are available from Indiana BMV for free.

I'm at a loss in trying to fathom why White makes this an issue at all.

- Nicholas Cisar, Lake Station

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