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TELL US: Should Massachusetts Pass a Voter ID Bill?

Let us know your thoughts on presenting government-issued ID when voting for the general election in 2012.

Voters in southern Massachusetts will vote on a non-binding ballot question this fall on a hotly debated topic: Whether a government issued ID should be shown before someone is allowed to vote.

 recently in establishing the ballot question in some of Bristol County's districts. The initiative will be on the district ballots in the first, fourth and sixth Bristol districts as a non-binding vote to show support for voter identification. Support for such a requirement, Kozlowski said, is designed to help minimize voter fraud.

Kozlowski worked with Peter Sacks at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office to work on the language of the bill. The ultimate approval, even after possible support, would be up to the Attorney General. And the ballot question will essentially put out feelers for support of the bill.

Last year, several supporters tried to get a full state proposition on the ballot for this November, but the Attorney General's Office rejected the bid to require government ID for voting in Massachusetts, saying the cost of procuring a legal photo identification disenfranchises many voters.

What do you think? Should Massachusetts require voters to present ID when at the polls? Will this prevent voter fraud, or does it disenfranchise some law abiding citizes?

Ron Powell February 27, 2013 at 01:00 AM
Jon, what happened to you? I haven't heard from you since I posted the examples of Democratic voter fraud, which you claimed didn't exist. Worried about you, bro.
fatty arbuckle February 27, 2013 at 04:11 PM
Moron Levy " put me right" i don't think so!
John Intorcio February 27, 2013 at 04:54 PM
It's a joke, Dummy! http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/absentee.asp
Wind Dummy 25 February 27, 2013 at 06:32 PM
No kidding John?!... It did make light of a tough issue. Seems like the only way truths can get out. Got you looking which is what it was intended to do. UPDATE: Duffel Blog link removed - satire. But read the rest. http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2012/11/more-voter-fraud-military-absentee-ballots-not-counted.html Military votes have been confounded, many just dumped, delayed, ignored, uncounted, and the rest ultimately returned to sender for BS reason. Ask anyone affected like me and people I know. While it is true the site is satire, and funny by the way, it exaggerated and probably wouldn't have swung the election either way. But the fraud was real. Combined with the other frauds it is significant. Do the extra research. You'll be appalled.
Jeremy February 27, 2013 at 06:47 PM
Why would someone be against this?

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