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In light of this edit made by Mr. Schlafly, I want to examine whether early voting laws were passed by liberals to avoid the strictures of voter ID legislation.
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Strict Photo ID
In effect in 2012
HB 244 in the 2005-06 session introduced both voter ID and no-excuse absentee balloting. The Georgia House passed HB 224 along party lines: Republicans voting yes, Democrats voting no, with the following exceptions: Johnny Floyd (R-147th), Mark Hatfield (R-177th), Penny Houston (R-170th) voted No; Keith Heard (D-114th), Greg Morris (D-155th) voted Yes.
As implemented under the S.A.F.E. Act, Kansas's voter ID system requires absentee and early voters to produce identification. Kris Kobach, the main proponent of the S.A.F.E. Act, bragged about its comprehensiveness in a Wall Street Journal editorial.
- Kobach, Kris W., "The Case for Voter ID," The Wall Street Journal, May 23, 2011