Everything You Need to Know About Voter ID Requirements in Your State
Written by Left Leaning Liberal Lady
Please be sure to read the following carefully and learn what is required in your state. As laws become updated, I will be sure to revise this listing accordingly. No matter what your political leaning, the right to vote in this great country is critical and should not be ignored. Remember: No candidate is perfect, but the right to vote is pure perfection.
Photo ID Required for All Voters
The following are states that require photo ID for all voters, however a provisional ballot is not granted if a voter does not bring a photo ID to the polls in these states.
- New Mexico
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
Photo ID Required for All Voters with Provisional Ballot Clause
The following states require all voters to show a photo ID in order to vote; if a voter does not present photo ID at the polls a provisional ballot is provided.
Photo ID Required for All Voters with Full Ballot Clause
The following states require photo ID for voting, however if a voter does not present photo ID at the polls a Full ballot will be provided.
- South Dakota
Photo ID Required for First Time Voters Only
The following state requires photo ID only for first time voters.
States That Enforce Only the HAVA Minimum
These states are those that only enforce the minimum standard by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) which only require a photo ID when an ID was not presented at registration.
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New York
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- West Virginia
This post was originally published by the Left Leaning Liberal Lady; republished with permission.