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Old 11-03-2008, 05:28 PM
 
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Default Some Missouri counties' registered voters exceeds population

Some Missouri Counties' Registered Voters Exceed Population | KSPR News | Vote 2008

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - More than a dozen Missouri counties have more registered voters on their rolls than they do voting age adults.

Topping that list is St. Louis County - Missouri's most heavily populated area.

Interesting. I was watching the Kansas City news this morning and they were saying what was required to prove identity in Kansas and Missouri. In Kansas if you are first time voter you have to have a Kansas driver's license or other ID with the same address on it as is showing on their list; if you have voted before you don't have to have an ID (and I don't like that either - I'm taking my driver's license just in case). In Missouri you can use an out of state driver's license for ID. What the heck? If you have an out of state license, doesn't that mean you don't live in Missouri and shouldn't be voting in Missouri? SOS, Missouri - Voting ID Requirement

Are there other states where you can use an out of state ID as your proof of identification to vote?
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:30 PM
 
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Some Missouri Counties' Registered Voters Exceed Population | KSPR News | Vote 2008

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - More than a dozen Missouri counties have more registered voters on their rolls than they do voting age adults.

Topping that list is St. Louis County - Missouri's most heavily populated area.

Interesting. I was watching the Kansas City news this morning and they were saying what was required to prove identity in Kansas and Missouri. In Kansas if you are first time voter you have to have a Kansas driver's license or other ID with the same address on it as is showing on their list if you are a first time voter; if you have voted before you don't have to have an ID (and I don't like that either - I'm taking my driver's license just in case). In Missouri you can use an out of state driver's license for ID. What the heck? If you have an out of state license, doesn't that mean you don't live in Missouri and shouldn't be voting in Missouri? SOS, Missouri - Voting ID Requirement

Are there other states where you can use an out of state ID as your proof of identification to vote?
Nothing shocking here.
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:31 PM
 
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Whatta shock, looks like this one is going to be in court for a long time. We know what brand of pool obama plays.
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:31 PM
 
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They probably go by Social Security number.
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:32 PM
 
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here 125% of the eligible voters have been registered , primarily by ACORN
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:33 PM
 
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Whatta shock, looks like this one is going to be in court for a long time. We know what brand of pool obama plays.
So they have leftover registration forms, so what? Mickey Mouse isnt going to show up.
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:33 PM
 
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From your link:

"Election authorities in St. Louis County and elsewhere say they are not concerned that their counties still have more registered voters than eligible residents. They say their voter rolls appear high because they include thousands of "inactive voters" - generally people who have moved but under federal law cannot be deleted from the rolls for several years."

And the problem is?
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:35 PM
 
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They probably go by Social Security number.
It doesn't say anywhere that they go by SSN. I have voted in Missouri before (not since the 80s) but I don't remember now how it works and it could have changed since then.
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:35 PM
 
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So they have leftover registration forms, so what? Mickey Mouse isnt going to show up.
No, but in Chicago, dead people have been voting for years.
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:36 PM
 
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From your link:

"Election authorities in St. Louis County and elsewhere say they are not concerned that their counties still have more registered voters than eligible residents. They say their voter rolls appear high because they include thousands of "inactive voters" - generally people who have moved but under federal law cannot be deleted from the rolls for several years."

And the problem is?
That's what they "say." Doesn't mean that's the truth...
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