Senator: Make It Clear ID Law Doesn't Apply to Primary

State Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houstonon Friday asked the Texas secretary of state’s office to make it clear to the public that photo ID requirements mandated in the controversial voter ID law will not be in effect for the May 29 primary.

The measure, SB 14, requires that voters present a valid ID, such as a driver’s license, passport or military ID, before casting a ballot. Early voting begins Monday.

Citing what he says is a lack of clarity in news reports covering the issue, Ellis wrote Secretary of State Esperanza “Hope” Andrade, asking her office take a more ...

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