Simon said Minnesota is envied for its same-day registration ability, which would be taken away if voters approve the measure.
That shouldn't qualify as misinformation. That's an outright lie. Here's what the ballot question says:
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?
What's missing is what's important. What's missing is anything dealing with Election Day Registration. Based on that information, this proposed constitutional amendment can't address anything except requiring photo identification to vote.
That means eliminating EDR must be done by changing the statute, which requires passing the legislation through the House and the Senate, then getting the governor's signature. Rep. Simon knows that Mark Dayton won't sign that legislation if it was passed.
Most importantly, he knows that nobody is proposing legislation to eliminate the EDR statute.
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