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December 08, 2016

Jill Stein's Agitations About Possible Vote Fraud Prompts Michigan Legislature to Pass Voter-ID Requirements Bill

Well done.

Jill Stein didn't get the recount she wanted in Michigan, but she did get the state to take vote-integrity issues seriously. Meeting in its lame-duck session, the state House of Representatives passed a tough voter-ID bill that includes $3 million for funding of free state identification and birth certificates after over 18,000 voters cast ballots without identification in the presidential election...

The current law, Sexton says, allows you to sign an affidavit affirming your identity in lieu of providing an ID. Note to Michigan: You can't catch someone defrauding the vote here because they're signing a name and address that isn't their own. How you gonna track them down?

The new law would allow them to cast a provisional vote without an ID, but they'd have to show up within ten days after the election to present their ID to officials before their provisional vote would be treated as an actual vote and counted.

It's preposterous we're even having this debate.


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