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Don't forget your picture ID on Election Day

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This election, voters are required to show a photo ID in order to cast a ballot

Acceptable forms of ID are driver’s license or government-issued nondriver’s ID card; concealed gun permit; U.S. passport; government-issued employee badge; military ID; college student ID; government-issued public assistance card; and ID card issued by an Indian tribe.

Keep in mind, your ID doesn't have to be issued by Kansas. I'm told my Illinois driver's license will allow me to vote.

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Grammaton 1 year, 5 months ago

Here in Floral Park (Long Island) I wasn't asked for my I.D. before voting today. I was a little disappointed, as I wanted to use my newly issued license in an official capacity for the first time while voting.

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classclown 1 year, 5 months ago

Moderate

Useful exercise. Discovered DL was about to expire!!

November 6, 2012 at 2:42 p.m

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You forgot your birthday was coming up?

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Bob Forer 1 year, 5 months ago

From today's Nate Silver column:

All of this leaves Mr. Romney drawing to an inside straight. I hope you’ll excuse the cliché, but it’s appropriate here: in poker, making an inside straight requires you to catch one of 4 cards out of 48 remaining in the deck, the chances of which are about 8 percent. Those are now about Mr. Romney’s chances of winning the Electoral College, according to the FiveThirtyEight forecast.

In the last presidential cycle, Silver correctly predicted 49 of the the 50 states' results.

Buh bye, Mittens. Don't let the door hit you in the butt on your way out.

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g_rock 1 year, 5 months ago

Don't forget your ID AFTER you vote. First call I got at work this AM at work was from a poll worker trying to track someone down. I think we need an extra poll person just for this!

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patterte 1 year, 5 months ago

Just want to point out that your Douglas County Clerk issued free voter ID's at several locations throughout the county, as well as at the main office, for those who lacked the necessary identification:http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2012/jul...

He was the first election official in the country to do so.

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blindrabbit 1 year, 5 months ago

No problem, no I.D., a call to Herr KKKobachs office will clear the path to votership! Only one catch, a promise to vote as a TeaBagger and future membership in the soon to be irrevalent right drifting GOP.

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75x55 1 year, 5 months ago

Oh - how about this - we'll put a big can of purple ink at each polling place....

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75x55 1 year, 5 months ago

Sure. No problem!

Make it as easy as possible to vote, for ANYONE that legitimately holds the franchise.

After all, you certainly can't be a true Patriot and expect to allow Vote Fraud, can you? No, certainly not.

So, how are you going to make it super easy and keep the results from being sullied by the illegitimate vote?

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We're waiting.....

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Still waiting....

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George Lippencott 1 year, 5 months ago

Useful exercise. Discovered DL was about to expire!!

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Theprof 1 year, 5 months ago

What if your college ID is from a private school?

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bd 1 year, 5 months ago

stupidity is a roadblock! don't vote!

Tea anyone???

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FlintHawk 1 year, 5 months ago

I voted using an Advance Ballot. No i.d. required.

Of the many concerns I have about Kobachism is what happens to elderly voters like my mom, who no longer have a valid photo i.d. She doesn't drive and won't go "up north" for a government-issued photo i.d. Actually, my concern isn't for her; we signed her up for an advance paper ballot which she completes at home. She's never voted anything but straight ticket, so you Rs better figure out soon how to stop her from voting.

Just my delusion, but I believe voting in a democratic Republic ought to be easy. And here we are putting up road blocks. Huh.

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rockchalk1977 1 year, 5 months ago

A Pennsylvania judge is issuing an order to reinstate Republican election officials across Philadelphia who were ejected or refused entry by on-site Democratic voting chief judges. One Republican official claimed that "just under 70" Republican election officials were blocked from Philadelphia polling sites by Democrats. One of them, the official claimed, "was shoved out of the polling place."

Further, one polling site in Philadelphia had a mural of Bronco Bamma Obama emblazoned on the wall directly behind the voting machines. The mural, at a local school being used as a polling site, contained the words "change!" and "hope," along with a quote from the president. Pennsylvania election law states "no person within a polling place may electioneer or solicit votes for any political party, political body, or candidate, nor may any unauthorized written or printed materials be posted within the polling place."

Elsewhere in the city, a representative from the New Black Panther Party was also spotted outside a polling site.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/11/06/judge-issuing-order-to-reinstate-booted-philadelphia-election-officials/

And liberals are worried about voter id laws?

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midwest_muser 1 year, 5 months ago

The Center for Disease Control has issued a warning about a new virulent strain of this old disease.The disease is called, "Gonorrhea Lectim." The disease is contracted through dangerous and high risk behavior involving putting your cranium up your rectum. Many victims contracted it in 2008.....But now most people, after having been infected for the past 1-3 years, are starting to realize how destructive this sickness is. Gonorrhea Lectim is easily cured with a new drug called Votem-out. You take the first dose now and the symptoms are gone in January;
otherwise, it could become permanent and eventually wipe out all life as we know it.

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budwhysir 1 year, 5 months ago

Yeah, cause when I jump in my car and drive to vote, I never carry my picture ID with me. Who does that anymore come on.... \

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JackMcKee 1 year, 5 months ago

Those little old ladies couldn't tell a real ID from a fake if their sweet little live depended on it.

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rockchalker52 1 year, 5 months ago

Sycho, this left leaning voter's definition of a true American surely does not include pseudo-elitists who like to make fun of small town residents - like you did recently.

Your sanctimonious straw man drama queen response here equals a big fat fail.

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RoeDapple 1 year, 5 months ago

The Pharmacist has seen my photo ID so many times he has the number memorized. For various reasons I am asked for identification nearly every time I make any sort of financial transaction. The doctor I have been going to for 35 years needs ID every time he checks out another orifice. It's a part of MY life, and if I dare say, part of yours. Get over it, you have no secrets. Whip it out and show the world.

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riverdrifter 1 year, 5 months ago

Already voted. Don't care. They didn't even ask me for my photo ID. The gals knew me and didn't even bother!

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beatrice 1 year, 5 months ago

This is Amerika! Be sure to always carry your papers!

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GMSkarka 1 year, 5 months ago

If anyone identifying themselves as a "poll worker" or "observer" challenges your right to vote, use your phone to take a picture or video record of them, and ask them for their name.

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RETICENT_IRREVERENT 1 year, 5 months ago

The cool thing is that nowhere in the Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act does it say that a valid form of ID actually has to belong to the individual voting.

http://www.sos.ks.gov/forms/elections/A_Guide_to_SAFE_Act.pdf

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