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Published September 24, 2012, 06:02 PM

Peterson, Stumpf Talk About Voter ID Amendment in Hallock, MN

People in Northwestern Minnesota are speaking out against the Minnesota Voter Identification Amendment. They fear it would might end the mail-in balloting rural residents have relied on for years.

By: David Schwab, WDAZ

People in Northwestern Minnesota are speaking out against the Minnesota Voter Identification Amendment. They fear it would might end the mail-in balloting rural residents have relied on for years.

U.S. Representative Collin Peterson and State Senator Leroy Stumpf were in Hallock today to talk about the Voter Identification Amendment. They both voiced growing concerns over the Voter Identification Amendment which will appear on the November ballot. It would require voters to have an approved id card. Peterson says it's not clear how the amendment would affect smaller counties in Northwestern Minnesota which have mail-in voting. He says it could get expensive.

Supporters argue that a voter ID system would not only help to curtail fraud but also restore confidence in the election system.

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