Voting and ID Requirements: A Survey of Registered Voters in Three States

@article{Pastor2010VotingAI,
  title={Voting and ID Requirements: A Survey of Registered Voters in Three States},
  author={Robert A. Pastor and Robert Santos and Alicia Kolar Prevost and Vassia Atanassova Stoilov},
  journal={The American Review of Public Administration},
  year={2010},
  volume={40},
  pages={461 - 481}
}
Since the 2000 election, one of the most contentious issues in election administration has been voter identification requirements. This article provides the results of a survey of registered voters in Indiana, Maryland, and Mississippi, which aimed to explore the extent to which ID requirements pose a problem (if any) to registered voters. The survey found that only 1.2% of registered voters in all three states lack a photo ID and in Indiana, which has the most stringent requirements, only 0.3… 

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