Voter ID Law
By a 2-to-1 partisan vote, the Allegheny County Board of Elections authorized the county solicitor to file a lawsuit to stop the state’s new voter photo identification law.
Ten regular voters say Pennsylvania’s new voter identification law will prevent them from voting in this November’s election and they estimate as many as 80,000 to 800,000 Pennsylvanians do not have acceptable photo IDs to vote.
Protesters chanted “ID law, poll tax” outside the Downtown driver license center, just as Mary Hefferan, of Homewood, who does not drive, got an ID. Beginning this fall, the following photo ID’s with an expiration date on them will work at the polls.