voter ID law

noun

Legal Definition of 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/voter%20ID%20law. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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