Indiana’s groundbreaking photo voter ID law

Bill: SB 483 (PDF)

Co-authored by Senate Majority Whip Brandt Hershman, and signed into law in 2005 by Gov. Mitch Daniels, SB 483 requires a precinct election officer to ask a voter to provide proof of identification before the voter is permitted to vote; provides that a proof of identification is a document issued by the United States or the state of Indiana that shows: (1) the name of the individual to whom the document was issued; and (2) a photograph of that individual.

Also: “Supreme Court upholds Indiana’s photo voter ID law 6 to 3”

“More States Join Indiana in Voter Photo ID Requirements”

“Indiana voter ID bill SB483 to be signed by Gov. Mitch Daniels”

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