Yesterday I tried voting with my university ID and was turned away and told I needed a drivers license. Luckily, I had my license on me and was able to vote, but I should not have been turned away to vote.
You do not need a drivers license or Michigan ID card to vote. Any photo ID allows you to vote in the state of Michigan, and if you do not have a photo ID you may sign a waiver confirming your identity and vote.
YOU DO NOT NEED A PHOTO ID TO VOTE
IF YOU ARE TURNED AWAY AT THE POLLS CALL 1-866-OUR-VOTE
SIGNAL BOOST to any of my followers in the area!
This isn’t just Michigan that this is happening. It’s happening all over, and it’s bad. Know your rights before you go to the polls, don’t let them silence your voice!
Kara is right: there are more states than one that are implementing harmful voter ID policies that some people are starting to take to the extremes. I encourage you to remember that number: 1-866-OUR-VOTE, and have a look at our coverage of the Five Shocking Facts about Voter ID Laws.