Houston Chronicle: Little demand for voter ID cards, but some hit obstacles

Karen Chen
Nov 2, 2014
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Election identification certificates provide free solution to quandary

Abbie Kamin, through the Campaign Legal Center, has been working with people who want to vote at the polls, sometimes driving an hour out of the city to obtain a birth certificate and accompanying them for lengthy waits in DPS offices. The center's executive director was an attorney for the plaintiffs in the voter ID case, but Kamin's work is ground-level. Beyond the transportation hurdles and costs for some voters lacking ID, there has been confusion among agencies and individual clerks, she said.

"I've had another woman working with me who called the DPS three different times and gotten three different answers," Kamin said.

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