The Georgia House of Representatives is considering making some changes to the state’s voter ID law. Representative Alisha Thomas Morgan (D-Austell) has introduced a bill that would allow students at private colleges or universities to use their school ID to vote. Under the current law, one must present a photo ID to vote in Georgia. State school-issued IDs are already accepted.
“We want as many eligible people to vote as possible,” Morgan said. “And since students from public universities can use their IDs, I think it only makes sense for those who attend private colleges to do the same.” Secretary of State Brian Kemp says he supports the legislation.
But the upcoming elections have sparked renewed criticism for the state’s ID law. Some Democrats and civil rights leaders say the law disproportionately affects poor voters and minorities who may not have access to an ID.
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