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8:21 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Missouri House Passes Photo ID Requirement For Voting

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Originally published on Thu February 27, 2014 5:40 pm

The Missouri House has passed two pieces of legislation that would usher in photo ID requirements for voters.

First, the House passed HJR 47, a proposed constitutional amendment to allow for photo ID requirements at the polls. This proposed amendment would also need voter approval.

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5:07 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Bill would require photo ID for voters

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  Missouri voters would be required to show photo identification before casting ballots under legislation endorsed by the Missouri House today.

The House gave first-round approval to two measures that would enact the requirement. One is a state constitutional amendment that would require a photo ID during elections. The other bill would actually implement this requirement.

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3:36 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Mo. bill seeks to put photo on welfare cards

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The Missouri House has passed a bill that would require the state to seek a federal waiver to put photo IDs on electronic benefits cards.

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8:50 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Mo. House Gives 1st-Round Approval To Photo Voter I.D. Legislation

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Originally published on Thu February 14, 2013 3:48 pm

The Missouri House has given first-round approval to a pair of bills that would institute photo ID requirements for voters.

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8:18 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Mo. House to mull photo ID requirement for voting

A bill requiring voter ID at the polls caused heated debate at the Missouri House of Representatives Monday.
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The Missouri House is expected to consider a requirement for voters to show photo identification at the polls.
State lawmakers have debated the concept previously, but this is the first time Republicans have held a veto-proof majority in both the House and Senate. In the past, discussion generally fell along party lines with Republicans favoring the idea and Democrats opposing it.

8:55 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Mo. House to take up voter photo ID requirement

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Legislation requiring voters to show photo ID at polling places is scheduled for debate in the Missouri House.
House Majority Leader John Diehl said he expects a proposed constitutional amendment mandating photo ID and a bill implementing the rule to be taken up on the House floor this week.

Republicans argue the measure is needed to cut down on voter fraud. Democrats contend the photo ID requirement is aimed at disenfranchising voters.

5:40 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Voter photo ID bill clears House Committee

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A Missouri House committee has adopted a measure requiring voters to show photo identification before casting ballots.

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PM Newscasts
6:00 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Newscast for March 29, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • A judge throws out a voter ID proposal
  • A new plan for managing Hinkson Creek
  • State Senators attempt to override a Governor's veto
5:48 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Court strikes down MO photo ID proposal


As of now, Missouri voters will not be voting this November on a measure that would require photo identification at the polls. That’s following a court ruling issued earlier this week.

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