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Treasure Omdahl, East Grand Forks, letter: Voter ID plan uses bazooka to shoot fly

Published 10/08/2012

This year, Minnesotans will be voting on a constitutional amendment that requires photo ID to vote in elections. While it seems reasonable, it’s important to study the issue further. For one thing, no one in Minnesota ever has been convicted of voter impersonation. Most convictions are of felons who voted before they had completed probation; and the amendment will not cure that problem because no photo ID lists a person as a felon.

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