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Sponsor of voter photo ID bill insists it will pass, eventually (AUDIO)


A bill to require Nebraska voters to display a photographic identification to vote has been defeated in the Unicameral. State senators voted 25-to-15 for a so-called “bracket” motion, shelving LB 111 for the remainder of the session. The procedural vote effectively kills the legislation this year. Sen. Tyson Larson of O’Neill admits the vote somewhat […] Read More »

Opponents stage filibuster against voter photo ID bill (AUDIO)


Debate is underway in the legislature on a requirement that voters display photo identification before casting a ballot. Opponents plan to talk a long time. Sen. Tyson Larson of O’Neill sponsors LB 111, which he told colleagues is patterned after an Indiana law which withstood a legal challenge before the United States Supreme Court. Larson […] Read More »

Sec. of State Gale favors voter photo ID and winner-take-all Electoral College


Secretary of State John Gale backs legislation working its way through the Unicameral to require Nebraska voters to display photo identification to cast a ballot and to end the state practice of proportional distribution of its Electoral College votes. Gale says other states have had success implementing the photo identification requirement. “The states that have […] Read More »

Secretary of State in Norton


Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach plans to speak at the Annual Meeting of Sunflower Electric Power Corporation at Prairie Land Headquarters tomorrow (today) starting at 12:45 p.m.  His remarks will include the voter identification bill being considered by the legislature.  house bill 2067 is called the Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act.  It was passed on the floor of ... Read More »