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ID should be required at polls

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This year I voted for the first time. Because this was so important to me, I researched the issues to make an informed vote and even did volunteer work for a candidate I have faith in. I cast my ballot and encouraged others to do the same.

My roommate let me know they had not asked her for any identification. Another friend's boyfriend accidentally voted in place of his father, after whom he was named. Appalled and certain that something illegal had happened, I called the lieutenant governor's office. I was referred to Utah Code Section 20A-3-104, which specifies that identification is not generally necessary.

I feel the integrity of my vote is in jeopardy. Half of all registered voters do not show up and could have their identities quite literally stolen.

Lindsey Linge

Provo