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10:16 p.m. update: Voters split over if they should show IDs

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters were divided Tuesday if they would be required to prove who they are in elections beginning next year.

With a quarter of the votes tallied, 45 percent of Minnesotans supported the proposed constitutional amendment.


People on both sides of the issue predicted they would not know the final results until late Tuesday or, maybe, on Wednesday.

The amendment would put a voter photographic ID requirement into the state Constitution.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.