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Virginia Officially Becomes Voter I.D. State

BACHMANNSbrain Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 2:46 PM
Allen WEst, that you? Ask your self Tom, why are the rules changing NOW? We have been voting for decades upon decades..Why didnt we enforce these ID laws say in 2000 or 2004? Could it be that a brown man is in office? could it be Rethuglicans know that their are more democrats and those that oppose the extreme right wind ideas?So therefore they have to suppress votes in order to even stand a chance WAKE UP!

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has officially made the Old Dominion a state requiring voter identification to vote. More from AP:

Virginia law will require all voters to have photo IDs beginning next year.

Gov. Bob McDonnell signed a bill Tuesday that his fellow Republicans said was a safeguard against voter fraud.

The legislation provides for a free valid ID with the bearer's photo to any registered voter who lacks one.

Along with signing the legislation, McDonnell issued an executive order directing the State Board of Elections to start...