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Charlotte Talks: Looking At North Carolina's Voter Policies

Denise Cross Photography

Monday, July 16, 2018

A constitutional amendment to require a photo ID to vote will be on the November ballot.  During this hour, we look at what has happened in other states with a similar requirement and what this could mean in our own state.

The legislature has made several attempts to require a photo ID at the polls only to have those attempts struck down by the courts.  They’re trying it again-- this time, putting a constitutional amendment on the November ballot

We’re one of only 17 states without a photo ID requirement to vote, so what has happened in states where you have to produce one?  How might the passage of this amendment impact North Carolina voters?  


Lynn Bonner, reporter, The News and Observer

Martha Kropf, professor of political science, UNCC

Jonathan Brater, counsel, Brennan Center

Donald Bryson, president and Director, Civitas Institute.