14 Nebraska state senators aim to put voter ID on the November ballot

Omaha World-Herald,  January 10, 2020

"A group of Republican lawmakers launched a new effort Friday to require voter identification in Nebraska.

This time, they are backing Legislative Resolution 292CA, a proposed constitutional amendment that would require that a poll worker review a photograph or digital image of each voter to verify the person’s identity before the person could vote.

The proposal would leave it up to the Legislature to spell out how the requirements would be implemented and what exemptions might be allowed.

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If approved by the Legislature, the measure would appear on the November ballot for voters to decide.

Getting through the Legislature has proven impossible for past proposals. Opponents blocked voter ID measures eight years in a row, ending in 2018. No such legislation was introduced last year."

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Hannah Piercey

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