I believe that just because someone shows up at the voting booth, it doesn’t automatically qualify them to be legitimate voters. I think it’s not unreasonable to provide proof that you are qualified.
Should Voters Be Made To Prove They Are Eligible To Vote?
A person cannot do many other important things without proof of ID.
Doctor's office visit.
Board a flight.
Rent a car.
vote early, vote often,
"The best argument against democracy is a 5 minute conversation with the average voter."--churchill.
I recall hearing a women saying at a polling station, "To hell with the Liberals, this time I am voting for Menzies."
(Menzies was the founder of the Liberal party)
and seeing young women being guided into a ps fearful and shaking as they had to vote and didnt know who to vote for. (and had never noticed the path of their country in years.
In my state you can't just show up to vote. You have to register, and the state records what district you are in, and your name is on a book you have to sign before you get a ballot if you don't use the official mail in ballot.
Current non expired State ID or passport. Or birth certificate and current utility bill.
It works in schools across the nation.
Dagney it's always been so. I'm the UK too.
Never had to show I'd, tho.
Current non expired State ID -- and current utility bill. tgnd
I had a state drivers licence and paid property taxes, telephone, utilities. should I have been allowed to vote?
Well......I'm 47, balding, pretty much a snow white beard......and I can't buy a beer in most of the establishments in town with showing my ID. So ya.........a legal form if ID to vote should be a common sense no-brainer.