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The Boston Globe


letters | should voters have to show a photo id?

State needs to make voting easier, not erect new barriers

THE LEAGUE of Women Voters of Massachusetts applauds the Globe’s opposition to current voter suppression legislation around the country, including requiring photo ID to vote (“A brief moment of candor,” Editorial, July 9).

Attempts to attach photo ID requirements to pending bills are occurring in the Massachusetts legislature. The League urges legislators to block this unnecessary and expensive “solution” to a problem ­— in-person voter impersonation — that does not exist.

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