Voter Suppression Bill SB285 puts voters at risk for identity theft
Michigan voters have proven their identity when they registered to vote. Their signature is validated when their ballot is received by comparing it to the voter’s registration.
In proposing bill SB285, Michigan Republicans in the GOP-led State Senate are asking absentee ballotvoters to mail in a photocopy of their ID along with their application for an absentee ballot. If the Voter ID is not included, the vote would become provisional “Provisional” and would require a trip to the clerk’s office for the Absentee Ballot to be counted.
Requiring a photocopy of your ID go through the mail in this age of stolen identities is… More