Some elderly and poor people do not have the means or money to travel to the DMV to get a picture ID which can be farther away than their polling place. Voter ID laws are a solution to a problem that rarely exists. Voter fraud does exist but more in the way of fraudulent voting machines instead of someone traveling to vote many times on election day. I work as an pool worker and election day. There are ways to check voter fraud and people at the BOE take these felonies seriously.
This is just an attempt to stop poor and elderly people from voting as they tend to vote Democratic in elections. I an certainly understand people feeling that an ID should be vital to an election. It is just as black and white as some may think.
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