Sally Kohls: Affected absentees

March 23, 2013 

Absentee voters affected

I read the March 17 letter “Why not ID voters?” from a woman commenting on the elderly who bank but are not able to get picture IDs to vote.

I guess she doesn’t remember that there are thousands of disabled and homebound persons, including elderly, who would not be able to get out for a picture identification. In my mother’s nursing home, many persons were very involved in the elections and submitted absentee ballots. They likely would not be able to vote any longer if this requirement is enacted.

Sally Kohls

Raleigh

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