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Utah House: Medicare card won't be valid voter ID


Older voters in Utah won't be allowed to use their Medicare cards as a valid form of identification at the ballot box because state lawmakers fear illegal immigrants would use them to vote. The Utah House voted down a measure Thursday 47-27 that would have carved out an exception in state law that requires a picture ID to vote. Current forms of acceptable identification include a valid Utah driver's license, U.S. passport, tribal identification card and concealed weapons permit. Two forms showing the voter's name and proof of address can also be used. Rep. Marie Poulson, a Cottonwood Height...

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