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Good grief - 25% of African Americans don't have photo ID? I don't believe for a minute that the fee for a driver's license is the reason. Every black person I know, young and old, has a cell phone that costs 5 times that per month. This is true of white people and all races as well. I see homeless people on the street talking on their cell phones. Money is not the reason. Some people are just stubborn and contrarian. Asking someone to show they are the person they state that they are -- that's not an unreasonable requirement for the government to impose in an important act of citizenship.
I've wondered why the state didn't just change the format of the voter registration cards they already issue and add a photo to it. Then as people change their registration through a move or name change issue the new card. But either way there is no reason to claim that obtaining photo ID is so hard that it discourages voting. A hundred years ago maybe but not now.