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voter id requirements in Mexico ?

by Sunlight Dancer, Saturday, April 03, 2021, 21:30 (8 days ago) @ BrianE

I [sic] Georgia, the state that everyone is up in arms over at the momoent [sic], they have a specific "voting only" ID card available and it is free of charge. There are registrar's offices in every county.
I find it odd that voting in the US is less secure in the US than in Mexico and many other countries with far less infrastructure and technology.

Georgia resident here. The new voting law has us "up in arms" for the surgically precise methods laid out to rig an election. One example: a state election board appointed and empowered by the Republican majority in the legislature now has the authority to remove county election officials in any district they wish and replace them with cronies who will deliver the results they want.

Regarding voter ID, sure, the "voting only" ID is free but you must obtain it at the DMV or county registrar's office. In order to get a voter ID at the DMV, you must produce your birth certificate. Can't find it? That'll cost you $20 for a copy, plus another trip to another county office to get a copy. Once you have the info required, you have to make an appointment at the DMV or county registrar's office, some of which are only open 4 hours a day, 3 days a week, and 75 miles away from your residence.

Obtaining voter ID in Georgia may technically be "free" but it's definitely not easy, particularly for citizens who don't own a vehicle in less populated counties. But that's the point, isn't it?


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