Voters head to the newest polling place in Kearney at the Peterson Senior Activity Center at Yanney Heritage Park Tuesday, March 11, 2010.
Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 8:39 am
Updated: 8:42 am, Wed Mar 28, 2012.
LINCOLN (AP) — A measure that would require Nebraska voters to show government-issued identification at the polls drew fierce criticism Tuesday from opponents in the Legislature, with one lawmaker calling it a "Jim Crow light" bill.
Lawmakers argued over the measure into the evening, but were not expected to reach a vote until Wednesday. The bill's sponsor, Fremont Sen. Charlie Janssen, told lawmakers that his bill seeks to fight the threat of voter fraud.
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012 8:39 am.
Updated: 8:42 am.