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VOTER ID: Issue is constitutional, not political

Letter by Brian T. Ward, Tacoma on July 10, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 28 Comments »
July 11, 2012 9:46 am

Re: “The only fraud is the claim of protecting the ballot box” (Eugene Robinson column, 7-10).

It is now common for politics to creep its way into anything and everything, so it’s not surprising that recent efforts against voter fraud have been politicized.

The goal of these efforts is to ensure that only U.S. citizens over 18 can vote in elections. How is that unlawful or even distasteful? It is only constitutional.

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