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In Pennsylvania, voters new to precinct need ID

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 8, 2016 3:52 PM
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Pennsylvania election officials are reminding voters that anyone voting for the first time in their polling place must show some sort of identification.

Election watchdog groups have reported some complaints about voters being forced to show identification.

But state officials say voters new to a precinct must show either photo or non-photo identification, such as a driver's license, student ID, utility bill or a bank statement.

Officials in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and other cities continue to report high turnout and enthusiasm in Tuesday's presidential election.

Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortez says he thinks the turnout could top 80 percent.

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