POLITICS
12/04/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

McCain Campaign Spreads Faulty Information About MN Voting Requirements

An e-mail to Minnesotans from the McCain-Palin campaign gets the state's same-day voting requirements wrong. The Minnesota Independent's Andy Birkey spotted the errors: The e-mail erroneously states that anyone registering at the polling place needs both an ID and a current bill, and it omits the option of having another voter from the same precinct vouch for you.

The truth is, if you have a registered voter from your precinct vouch for you, you don't need ID, and if you bring a Minnesota driver's license or learner's permit, a Minnesota photo ID, or a tribal photo ID with signature, you don't need to also bring a bill.

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