pennsylvania voter id

On voter ID, trust the voters

Originally published at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Last session, Pennsylvania lawmakers advanced a proposed constitutional amendment to require voter identification in elections. The state House and Senate must pass this measure again to put it on the ballot as a referendum, giving voters the final say.

Regardless of which political party ends up controlling the state House of Representatives, supporting this constitutional amendment is a legislative no-brainer.

Voter ID is an overwhelmingly popular reform, with heavy support among Democrats, Republicans and independents nationwide. Most every other state already has voter ID requirements. They bolster faith in our democratic institutions — so crucial for sustaining representative government.

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