A majority of each measured demographic group, 66% overall, says requiring photo ID to vote is a reasonable step to improve confidence in elections. That's according to a recent Scott Rasmussen poll.
The survey of 1,200 registered voters finds 69% of white respondents, 55% of black respondents, and 60% of "other" voters say a photo ID requirement is reasonable.
Only 25% of respondents say requiring a photo ID to vote amounts to voter suppression.
Fifty-nine percent (59%) say it's reasonable to require that all ballots are received by election day.
Twenty-nine percent (29%) say requiring all ballots to be received by election day is a form of voter suppression.
Banning mail-in voting and limiting early voting to two weeks received more mixed results in terms of perception of voter suppression.
Forty-five percent (45%) of the respondents view a prohibition on mail-in voting as voter suppression, while 38% disagree.
Forty-nine percent (49%) say that limiting early voting to two weeks is reasonable, with 35% seeing it as voter suppression.
Overall, Republicans are less like to see election reform propositions as voter suppression and Democrats are more likely to see them as voter suppression.
Click here to read the Scott Rasmussen poll story on voting reform and photo ID
John Wallin says
Love your very real investigative journalism and reporting, and you!
Yes I support voter ID ,,it needs to be done ,
How many times must it be said: Everything but going to the toilet requires an ID. The latest revelation that the DemoRATS require a picture ID to enter their conferences and other meetings shows their USUAL HYPOCRISY.
Yes We need voter ID to vote in all elections