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Tue Mar 19, 2013, 12:45 AM

WV elections chief targets voter ID legislation

Source: Charleston Gazette



CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia's elections chief is enlisting allies to fight legislation that would require voters to show photo identification.

Secretary of State Natalie Tennant unveiled the Voting Rights Protection Coalition on Monday at her Capitol office.

The group is targeting voter ID. Tennant and other coalition members warned that these proposals would lead to delays at the polls and prevent legitimate voters from casting their ballots.

The coalition includes the League of Women Voters, AARP, the AFL-CIO and several other labor groups.

Read more: http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201303180153

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