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Election Notebook: Voter ID amendment takes spotlight

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ST. PAUL -- Debate about a proposed constitutional amendment requiring Minnesota voters to show photographic identification intensified Wednesday.


Among the disputes, the two sides of the question appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot disagreed about whether a military ID would be acceptable.

A television commercial by Our Vote Our Future, the umbrella group opposing the amendment, shows a veteran complaining that elections officials could not accept his ID.

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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.