ID card will be needed to vote, says UK election watchdog

Monday, 30 April 2007, 3:26 PM EST

Unexpected support for ID cards has come from Electoral Commission chairman Sam Younger, who has told the Times that photo ID should be required at polling stations, and that if (or, in the view of the current Government, when) ID cards become compulsory they would "undoubtedly" be applied in elections. "I think thereís a very strong case for making sure we go down the road of tightening up the identification of polling station voting as well [as postal ballots]" he said.

At The Register.

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