Election Day to assess Voter ID Bill
Tue, 05 Nov 2013 14:49:01 GMT —
Tuesday morning people all across the Valley will head to the polls.
This will be one of the biggest elections to be held under the new Texas Voter ID Law.But the law has already seen its share of problems.
Under the law, Texas residents will be required to show a valid ID in order to get a ballot.
However, the name must match your voter registration card.
Thousands of voters have found out that their photo IDs don't match their voter registration cards.
Whenever there is a mismatch, an election judge will decide if the information is quote "substantially similar" to let the person vote.
Statewide the numbers show more than 5 percent of voters potentially do not have a valid ID to vote.
To sort out some of the confusion Action 4 Sunrise welcomed Cameron County Elections Administrator Chris Davis.