It appears the people finally get a say on Voter ID when they go to the polls this November.
Speaker of the North Carolina HouseTim Moore, (R-Cleveland), has filed a proposed constitutional amendment “allowing citizens to determine whether to strengthen election security in North Carolina by requiring photo identification to vote.” Other primary sponsors of the bill are Reps. David Lewis (R-Harnett), Michele Presnell (R-Yancey), and John Sauls (R-Lee).
Moore said, “This commonsense measure to secure the integrity of our elections system is supported by the vast majority of North Carolinians who know protecting our democracy should be one of lawmakers’ highest priorities,”
On Moore’s website, he inlcuded a list of poll’s that show the overwhelming support for voter ID:
- 69%of North Carolinians support voter ID in February 2018 Civitas Poll
- 70% of likely U.S. voters support voter ID in August 2017 Rasmussen Poll
- 68%of North Carolinians support voter ID in May 2017 Civitas Poll
- 80%of registered U.S. voters support voter ID in August 2016 Gallup Poll
- 70% of registered U.S. voters support voter ID in May 2014 Fox News Poll
- 73%of North Carolinians support voter ID in March 2012 Elon Poll
- 75% of likely U.S. voters support voter ID in June 2011 Rasmussen Poll