Concord (NH) Monitor: Voter ID dry run hits speed bumps
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Election officials and voters surveyed in Concord, Boscawen, Tilton and Allenstown said that the bulk of voters had no problems showing a driver’s license or other acceptable identification. However, confusion hovered over what, exactly, will happen in subsequent elections, and concerns remained that vulnerable populations could be disenfranchised because of the new law.
“There was a man in a wheelchair who didn’t have a photo ID,” said Christine Miller, who was staffing one of the desks in Concord’s Ward 3 at the Beaver Meadow golf club. He was “very elderly,” she said.
“That’s the very people we’re worried about with this bill,” Miller said.
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