card at the polls when they vote. Poll workers are being required to ask voters to show a photo ID during recall elections this July, as a way for municipalities to practice the new requirement. However, a photo ID will not be required of voters until the Presidential Primary in February 2012, so if a voter does not have an ID in 2011, they will still be allowed to vote.
Access to Independence will provide a fact sheet that summarizes the new Voter Identification Law as soon as the new law is thoroughly reviewed and understood. Access to Independence will share that fact sheet through our website, so please go to
www.accesstoind.org for the latest updates and news about the new law. For now, ATI encourages people to check out the
Government Accountability Board website, which has provided a basic summary of the new law and that can be accessed at
Please contact Access to Independence if you have
questions about the new law.