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VOTER ID (HF 516) - Senate Vote

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(March 27, 2017) Iowans would have to show their ID to vote under this proposed legislation. The bill (HF 516) as amended by the Senate also makes changes to absentee ballot request and voter registration timelines, shortens early voting by 11 days (from 40 to 29 days before the election), requires counties to perform post-election audits, allows 17-year-olds to register to vote and to vote in a primary if they will be 18 by the general election, and requires counties to move to an elecronic voter check-in system (e-pollbook).  The bill (as amended) passed the Senate 26-21. 

YES (26): Behn, Breitbach, Brown, Chapman, Chelgren, Costello, Dawson, Dix, Edler, Feenstra, Garrett, Greene, Guth, C. Johnson, Kapucian, Kraayenbrink, Lofgren, Rozenboom, Schneider, Schultz, Segebart, Sinclair, Smith, Whitver, Zaun, Zumbach 

NO (21): Allen, Bisignano, Bolkcom, Boulton, Bowman, Danielson, Dotzler, Dvorsky, Hart, Hogg, Horn, Jochum, D. Johnson, Kinney, Lykam, Mathis, McCoy, Petersen, Quirmbach, Ragan, Taylor

ABSENT (3): Anderson, Bertrand, Shipley