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By JL Schmidt
NPA Statehouse Correspondent 

Voter ID proposals are anything but cut and dried


March 16, 2023

Three proposals to cover the solution looking for a problem -- voter ID -- have proven to be about as confusing as the proponent’s explanation as to why the idea was necessary. After a lot of listening and a bunch of head scratching, I’m still not convinced.

The only thing I know for sure, in Sen. Steve Erdman’s world there would be no mail-in ballots. Tell that to the 11 Nebraska counties that hold mail-only elections right now. Better yet, convince my 85-year -old neighbors that it’s a good idea.

I’ve been voting by mail since Covid and I am happy to say that in the 50-plus yea...

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