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PROPOSED AMENDMENT 2
(Minnesota Session Laws 2012, Chapter 167)

UNDERLINED TEXT IS WHAT IS PROPOSED TO BE ADDED TO THE MINNESOTA CONSTITUTION
Article VII, Section 1. (a) Every person 18 years of age or more who has been a citizen of the
United States for three months and who has resided in the precinct for 30 days next
preceding an election shall be entitled to vote in that precinct. The place of voting by one
otherwise qualified who has changed his residence within 30 days preceding the election
shall be prescribed by law. The following persons shall not be entitled or permitted to
vote at any election in this state: A person not meeting the above requirements; a person
who has been convicted of treason or felony, unless restored to civil rights; a person under
guardianship, or a person who is insane or not mentally competent.

(b) All voters voting in person must present valid government-issued photographic
identification before receiving a ballot. The state must issue photographic identification
at no charge to an eligible voter who does not have a form of identification meeting the
requirements of this section. A voter unable to present government-issued photographic
identification must be permitted to submit a provisional ballot. A provisional ballot must
only be counted if the voter certifies the provisional ballot in the manner provided by law.

(c) All voters, including those not voting in person, must be subject to substantially
equivalent identity and eligibility verification prior to a ballot being cast or counted.

 
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AMENDMENT 2
PHOTO IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED FOR VOTING

Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to require all voters to present valid photo identification to vote and to require the state to provide free identification to eligible voters, effective July 1, 2013?
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