West Virginia Democrats who controlled the state legislature for 82 years claim there is no voter fraud in the state.
Tomblin's father went to federal prison for organizing voter fraud in Logan County. Twice. In 1974 and again in 1990, years after he left federal prison
The late Earl Tomblin, convicted felon.
Democrats claim the poor cannot get documents.
From the State Journal:
Among the forms of identification that would be accepted at the polling place as proof of identity under the Senate version of the bill would be: a West Virginia drivers license or non-driver photo ID, a drivers license from another state, an employee identification card with a photograph, a military ID, a college or high school student identification card and a concealed weapons permit with a photograph.
Among documents that don’t require a photo that would be accepted as proof of identification under the Senate version of the bill would ironically include a voter's registration card, as well as: a Medicare or Social Security card, birth certificate, hunting or fishing license, SNAP identification card, TANF identification card, credit card, bank card, a utility bill with the voter’s name on it, a paycheck or a bank statement.They should name the law the Late Earl Tomblin Law.
A veto override requires only a simple majority in West Virginia.