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U.N. Poll Watchers Baffled U.S. Doesn't Require I.D. to Vote

mdavis117 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 11:20 PM
We DO show ID, and the poll workers have LISTS OR REGISTERED VOTERS. They check your name, address and I showed my driver's license just to verify that it all matched their records. I don't think people can just walk in and vote anywhere w/o some verification.
cjurgens Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 11:44 PM
Don't know where you are, but here in California, that is not the case. You walk in, say your name, the poll worker finds it on the list, and you sign next to your name. No ID of any kind is requested or required.
cjurgens Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 11:43 PM
Don't know where you are, but here in California, that is not the case. You walk in, say your name, the poll worker finds it on the list, and you sign next to your name. No ID of any kind is requested or required.
Tom1878 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:21 AM
Same here in Illinois. No positive Id required.

Those of us who thought U.N election observers would be completely worthless or unhelpful today, were wrong. U.N. observers are expressing their surprise at how much trust Americans put into the election system without verification and cannot believe Voter I.D. isn't a national requirement to vote.

"It's an incredible system," said Nuri K. Elabbar, who traveled to the United States along with election officials from more than 60 countries to observe today's presidential elections as part of a program run by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). Your humble Cable guy visited polling places with some...

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