Show-Me Voter ID Midterm Election Season Crackdown Amid Constitutional Concerns

Efforts at uncovering voter fraud have typically been underwhelming but that hasn't stopped a vast array of partisan debate on the topic which mostly ignores that MOST PEOPLE DON'T VOTE.

Here's the latest round of slap fighting on the topic . . .

"Starting this weekend, Missouri voters will need to present a government-issued photo ID when casting their ballots. But voting rights groups have filed lawsuits claiming the law is unconstitutional."

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Is Missouri's voter ID law unconstitutional?

Voting-rights advocates filed lawsuits this week arguing that Missouri's new law requiring Missourians to present a government-issued photo ID to vote, and limiting some voter registration and absentee ballot outreach, is unconstitutional. KCUR's Nomin Ujiyediin talks with St. Louis Public Radio politics reporter Jason Rosenbaum about the new law and the long road to voting restrictions in Missouri.

Missouri's voter photo ID, registration law faces lawsuits before it takes effect

(The Center Square) - Two lawsuits seek to stop Missouri's voter identification and registration law before it becomes effective on Aug. 28. House Bill 1878 , a 58-page omnibus elections bill signed into law by Republican Gov. Mike Parson in June, requires persons seeking to vote to show photo identification.