Voter ID in the News

November 9, 2022

Nebraska voters overwhelmingly approve voter ID

By Matt Olberding, Lincoln Journal Star.

Nebraska voters Tuesday overwhelmingly approved making voters show identification in future elections.

Initiative 432, which amends the state constitution to require voters to "present valid photographic identification” before casting a ballot, passed easily, with more than six in 10 voters supporting it as of 10:45 p.m. Tuesday.

It's unclear yet, however, how the law will affect voters, because the initiative's language leaves most of the details up to the Nebraska Legislature. …

Sen. Julie Slama of Dunbar, who sponsored the petition drive that gathered more than 172,000 signatures, said she plans to work with senators, election commissioners and others to "craft a bill that we can get across the finish line that fulfills the will of the voters of Nebraska." …

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