What? Democrat Kentucky Governor Vetoes Mandatory Voter ID for 2020 Election

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5 April 2020
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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear (D) has vetoed legislation that would mandate state voters to show a photo ID before they vote in the 2020 presidential election, and every election after....

According to Beshear, requiring voter ID creates “an obstacle” that results “in fewer people voting,” though research and data show otherwise. In Alabama, which has a mandatory voter ID law, black American voters came out in droves in 2018 to help elect Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate....

In December, Beshear restored voting rights to more than 140,000 convicted felons via executive order. ...