Ahead of the 2012 presidential election, several states have adopted stricter voter ID laws. Supporters say the goal is to preserve election integrity, while critics bash them as veiled efforts to disenfranchise groups of voters.
By Landmark News Service
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 1:31 pm
State election officials will spend nearly $2 million to prepare citizens for compliance with a new voter identification law intended to tamp down on election fraud in Virginia, where its prevalence is questionable.
Much of that money — $1.36 million — is the cost of printing and mailing voter registration cards to millions of registered Virginia voters, as Gov. Bob McDonnell ordered when he signed the law last May.
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