This article by Rachel Lippman and Sarah Kellogg published by NPR. Here is an excerpt:
Two years after the Missouri Supreme Court struck down a similar measure, the state’s Republican-led lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would require residents to have photo identification to cast a ballot.
“We already have a good system, we just had to make sure it’s always better, because Missourians want and deserve to know that their election system is trustworthy,” said GOP state Rep. John Simmons, the legislation’s sponsor.
The requirement, part of a larger elections bill, passed the House on a party-line 97-47 vote. It now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Parson.
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