CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Assembly Republicans are pushing a measure requiring photo identification to vote in person.
The bill was introduced Monday, the deadline for individual legislators' bills to be introduced in both houses.
AB319 requires voters to present some sort of visual identification before casting ballot in person. Acceptable ID would be a driver's license, military identification card, United States passport or a voter ID card issued by the county clerk.
It stipulates that county clerks would provide ID cards for free if voters lack other identification. Bill supporters argue that provision ensures a person's right to vote isn't burdened by cost.
Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller has proposed his own voter photo identification legislation that would store images electronically and not require voters to carry a card.
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