voter ID law


: a law requiring a voter to provide proof of his or her identity as a registered voter before casting a ballot

called also voter identification law

Note: Requirements vary among the states that have voter ID laws. Some require government-issued identification with a photograph (such as a driver's license) while some accept less formal forms (such as bank statements).

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“Voter ID law.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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