And Another One Gone: NH Gov Vetoes Voter ID Bill

Another governor vetoes another voter ID bill:

(Reuters) – New Hampshire Governor John Lynch on Monday vetoed a bill to require voters to present photo identification before casting a ballot after critics said it would discourage some voters from going to the polls.

“An eligible voter who goes to the polls to vote on Election Day should be able to have his or her vote count on Election Day,” said Lynch, a Democrat, in his veto message.

“SB 129 creates a real risk that New Hampshire voters will be denied their right to vote,” he said, adding the state has consistently high voter turnout, no voter fraud problem and strong election laws already in place.

The state’s Republican-led legislature passed the bill earlier this month.

This one might not be so reliably veto-proof as some of the others; we’ll just have to wait and see.

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