Obama: Requiring Photo-ID to Vote is Wrong. ‘Going to Vote In Somebody Else’s Name Doesn’t Happen’ – CNSNews

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(CNSNews.com) – Speaking at the White House Thursday, on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, President Barack Obama said that people do not take advantage of the lack of voter ID laws to cast fraudulent votes in other peoples’ names.

The president based his conclusion on government data on the number of people the government prosecutes for this crime.

“Sadly, too many states are making it harder for folks to vote–instituting photo ID laws that on the surface sound good,” said Obama.

“But I am certain, because we’ve actually looked at the data on this, that almost nobody wakes up saying, I’m going to go vote in somebody else’s name–doesn’t happen.”

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