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ID Needed for Voting?

Texas ID Needed for Voting

If you  have one of the below forms of ID, you must show one at the polling location before you can cast a vote. If you do not have one of these forms of ID you may still cast a normal ballot! See below for more information.

Types of acceptable ID:

South Dakota ID Needed for Voting

You must show one of the following forms of ID at the polls when you go to vote:

Ohio ID Needed for Voting

Ohio law requires that every voter, upon appearing at the polling place to vote on Election Day, must announce his or her full name and current address and provide proof of identity.

The forms of identification that may be used by a voter who appears at a polling place to vote on Election Day include:

North Dakota ID Needed for Voting

Acceptable forms of identification must include, name, date of birth and your street address. P.O. Boxes do not establish residency and CANNOT be accepted. If you do not have the below acceptable forms of ID, you may still cast your ballot by signing a declaration or affidavit at the polls.

Acceptable forms of identification are:

Oklahoma ID Needed for Voting

When voting in person you will need proof of identification:

Proof of identity documents for voting must have been issued by the United States government, the State of Oklahoma, or a federally recognized tribal government.

The document used for proof of identity for voting must contain the following information:

  • The name of the person to whom it was issued
  • A photograph of the person to whom it was issued
  • An expiration date that is after the date of the election, unless the identification is valid indefinitely

Examples include:

Pennsylvania ID Needed for Voting

Unless your are a first time voter, you do not need to show any ID to vote a regular ballot on Election Day.

First time voters are required to show some form of ID, but it does not need to be a photo ID. Acceptable forms of ID are:

Oregon ID Needed for Voting

Oregon has a vote by mail process. Instead of using traditional polling places where voters go to cast ballots on Election Day, a ballot is mailed to each registered voter.

You will need to sign the return envelope of your ballot. Your signature will be matched with your voter registration card to verify your identity.

New Hampshire ID Needed for Voting

A photo ID will be requested of you, but you may sign a simple affidavit and have your photo taken.

Acceptable Federal and State Photo IDs (may be expired within the last five years, unless you are over 65 and then no expiration restrictions apply)

North Carolina ID Needed for Voting

Identification is required of first-time voters who register by mail and do not provide proof of identification with their application. If you have voted in previous elections, or registered in person, no ID is needed to vote.

If you do need to show ID at the polls, acceptable forms include any bill in your name at your address or even the vouching of your ID by a poll official.

New Jersey ID Needed for Voting

Identification is not required unless you are a first time voter who registered by mail and did not provide ID verification with application. If you registered to vote by mail in your county after January 1, 2003, and never voted in a federal election in the county, you are required to provide your county commissioner of registration with identification.

Acceptable Identification includes current and valid ID such as:

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