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New Hampshire’s New Voter ID Law

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The U.S. Justice Department recently approved our law requiring photo identification…not for today’s primary, but beginning with November’s general election. Supporters say an ID is needed to combat voter fraud – but others say it will disenfranchise some voters. We look at what to expect, and how the requirements will change over time.


  • David Scanlon – New Hampshire Deputy Secretary of State..His office oversees state elections.

We'll also hear from

  • Russell Prescott – GOP state senator from Kingston who was the prime sponsor of the Voter ID Bill
  • Buzz Scherr - Professor at the UNH School of Law in Concord
  • Suevon Lee – Reporter for ProPublica who has been covering the voter id issue nationally.  ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.

Suevon Lee has written a recent article detailing everything you need to know about the Voter ID law.  Click here to read it.

Also, Suevon has been keeping up on the lawsuits surrounding the Voter ID law.  To learn more about that, click here.

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