Millions to the Polls: Restrictive Photo ID Laws for Voting

Source: J. Mijin Cha, Liz Kennedy, Dēmos, February 2014

– Overly burdensome photo ID laws add an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy that disenfranchises millions of otherwise eligible voters.
– Photo ID requirements place tremendous fiscal burdens on states and localities.
– States should look to their constitutions to protect the freedom to vote from onerous ID laws.