Virginia Voter ID Law Expected to Face Less Opposition from Justice Dept. Than Texas'

Just days before the Obama administration blocked a Texas voter ID law, Virginia’s General Assembly approved a pair of voter ID bills of its own. But some observers say Virginia’s legislation is less likely to draw Justice objections because it would expand the types of acceptable voter identification to include such things as utility bills and bank statements.
March 16, 2012

Just days before the Obama administration blocked a Texas voter ID law, Virginia’s General Assembly approved a pair of voter ID bills of its own. But some observers say Virginia’s legislation is less likely to draw Justice objections because it would expand the types of acceptable voter identification to include such things as utility bills and bank statements.

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