Corbett administration still playing games with voter ID

They can’t win without stealing, and they always get away with it:

A JUDGE RULED earlier this month that a state-approved voter ID was not needed to cast a ballot in the presidential race Nov. 6, but voter-rights advocates say state billboards about the law are confusing people.

Like the 10 ads placed in predominantly Hispanic communities with a photo of a woman holding up her driver’s license. “Esta jornada electoral si la tienes muestrala,” it reads in Spanish, which means: “This Election Day, if you have it, show it.”

“It’s causing confusion with voters and now a lot of anger in the Hispanic community,” Juan Ramos, a former Philadelphia City Council member and head of the Delaware Valley Voter Registration Education Project, said at a news conference in City Hall on Monday. He said the billboards went up last week. “The state should emphasize that you don’t need it to vote.”

Ramos said that as recent as a few days ago, some radio stations were airing ads stating that voters needed a photo ID before they could cast their ballots.

Court Judge Robert Simpson ruled this month that election officials can ask for identification in November but that voters are allowed to vote without it.

One thought on “Corbett administration still playing games with voter ID

  1. Based on that judge’s ruling, everyone in Pennsylvania with a social conscience needs to refuse to show ID forcefully!

Comments are closed.