Wyoming Governor Signs Bill Requiring Voters to Present Identification

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon this week signed into law a bill that requires voters to present photo identification in order to vote. The Republican governor signed House Bill 75 that requires voters to present proof of valid government-issued identification before voting at a polling place or an absentee polling place. Identification could include a driver’s license, a tribal identification card, a Wyoming identification card, a U.S. passport, a U.S. military card, an ID from a university or public school within the state, or a Medicare or Medicaid insurance card. The bill passed both chambers of the state legislature last Thursday with an overwhelming majority. In a statement to The Epoch Times, State Rep. Chuck Gray, a Republican who sponsored the legislation, described the passage at the time as “a victory for the citizens of Wyoming.” “It is a necessary function of our Republic to provide our citizens with confidence that our elections are …

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