Debate over voter ID returns to Maine State Home

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Supporters and opponents of a so-called “voter ID” legislation had been again on the State Home on Monday arguing over whether or not such a requirement would encourage extra confidence in elections or undermine voter participation.

Voter ID has turn into a partisan subject in Maine, which is considered one of simply 13 states that don’t require people to indicate some type of identification earlier than coming into the poll field. And with Democrats controlling of each chambers of the Legislature, this newest push for a voter ID requirement in Maine faces an uphill climb.