The Sum of All of Our Fears. Why We Need Voter ID on Absentee Ballots

On July 25th, 2019, Representative David Lewis wrote to County Chairs and Vice Chairs and Central Committee regarding the Floyd Amendment.

 "While many of you may have heard from your constituents and/or your local party, the “Floyd Amendment” has raised concerns far beyond its actual impact and most of what you’ve read is merely paranoia and not legitimate. ..."

In the same letter,  he then goes on to refute his own claim: "However, out of an abundance of caution, and in response to concerns our Members have raised, we are working on a PCS for SB683 which requires every ballot request to include the copy of the ID, or the last four digits of the SSN or their drivers’ license number if the voter uses an affidavit. This “belt and suspender” approach will fully address every issue being raised by some of your local parties and activists."Read more here

 Our fears are far from ‘paranoia and not legitimate.’ 

The Sum of All Our Fears

July 31, 2019 (Raleigh) In response to some reported legislative skepticism over our sense of urgency behind our warnings to fix the Floyd Amendment, we’ve been asked to elaborate on why it’s important to require non-ID voters to provide some form of government-issued personally-identifying information (called P-I-I), such as either a DMV-issued ID card/driver license number or the last four digits of their social security number (or SSN-4).

So . . . here is the risk, starting with the known facts and moving to the terrifying unknown ones:  Read more here.

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