Secretary Of State http://nhpr.org en After Dry-Run, State Gears Up For First Voter ID Election http://nhpr.org/post/after-dry-run-state-gears-first-voter-id-election <p>The State’s election officials are gearing up for Election Day, preparing voters and town workers to implement the state’s new voter ID law.</p><p>Back in September, the new law required poll workers to ask for an ID during the primary. The idea was to start educating voters, even though it wasn’t required to vote.</p><p>The Secretary of State’s office says around 6.5% of voters either didn’t have an ID, or refused to show one in protest of the new law.</p><blockquote><p><em>Delaney: Obviously it’s a sensitive issue.</em></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 20:05:59 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 16092 at http://nhpr.org After Dry-Run, State Gears Up For First Voter ID Election Next Week's Primaries A Dry Run For New Voter ID Law http://nhpr.org/post/next-weeks-primaries-dry-run-new-voter-id-law <p>This week, the feds approved New Hampshire’s controversial new voter ID law.&nbsp; But voters won’t notice much difference during the upcoming primary elections.&nbsp; If you go to the polls next week and don’t have proper ID, you will still get your ballot--and a document explaining the new law.&nbsp; The real change will come during the general elections in November.&nbsp; Deputy Secretary of State David Scanlan says November voters coming to the polls without ID will have to sign an affidavit swearing that they are who they say they are.&nbsp; Then they get to cast their votes.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 22:07:01 +0000 Amanda Loder 12404 at http://nhpr.org Next Week's Primaries A Dry Run For New Voter ID Law