October 22, 2016

MInnesotans Reject Voter ID Amendment

By KBJR News 1

November 7, 2012 Updated Nov 7, 2012 at 10:44 AM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- In addition to rejecting the marriage amendment, Minnesotans also voted down the voter ID amendment that would require voters to show valid photo identification before they could vote in future elections.

With 97 percent of precincts reporting, “no” votes on the photo ID amendment totaled 1,511,171 and received over 53 percent of the votes.

“Yes” votes on the photo identification requirement totaled 1332,767 and received just over 46 percent of the vote.

The amendment needed 50 percent or more “yes” votes to pass.

Written and posted to the web by Raeanna Marnati

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