Hey Philly voters, let’s not take chances here come November. As Chris said, there isn’t exactly a voter impersonation problem at the poll booths. So what was the Republican motive except to exclude?
Republican lawmakers pushed the bill through the legislature in March and it was signed into law by Gov. Corbett, over protests from Democrats that the measure would disenfranchise thousands of voters, disproportionately affecting those without driver’s licenses – the poor, the elderly, and the young.
House Republican leader Mike Turzai acknowledged the law’s political implications at a Republican State Committee meeting last month.
“Voter ID – which is going to allow Gov. Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania – done,” Turzai told the crowd, which burst into applause, as he listed legislative accomplishments under GOP control.