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Oberstar Among Those Asking For A "No" Vote On I-D Amendment

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Jim Oberstar
Jim Oberstar

DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - Former U-S Congressman Jim Oberstar is among those urging a "no" vote on the proposed Voter Photo I-D amendment on November's ballot.  Oberstar joined other local officials at a weekend rally in Duluth speaking out about what they call the "Voter Restriction" Amendment.  Oberstar says the consequences of the "poorly written" amendment for greater Minnesota is "startling".  According to a non partisan organization, Citizens for Election Integrity, the costs in St. Louis County to implement the amendment, that would require a photo i-d to vote, range from 966 thousand to 2.1 million dollars.  Supporters say the amendment to the constitution is needed to prevent voter fraud and improve the integrity of elections in the state.

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