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Indiana Congressman Pushing Federal Voter ID Law

By Network Indiana | Published on in Business
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When you go to vote in Indiana you take your government-issued ID. But, for many reasons, people in other states don’t have to have their ID to vote. Indiana Rep. Luke Messer (R) wants to change that and make it a federal law that you must have an ID.  The Election Integrity Act of 2017 would require voters to present a valid, government-issued photo ID in order to vote in federal elections beginning in 2020. If you are unable to pay the cost of obtaining a government-issued photo ID, the bill requires states to provide the individual with a valid photo ID free of charge.