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PA voters will be asked for an photo ID at the polls, but are not required to have one

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MERCER COUNTY, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania voters will be asked to show a photo ID on Election Day.

The request is being made to get poll workers and voters accustomed to what may become a new law. However, if voters don't bring an ID they will be allowed to vote.

"They are not required to show an ID. Whether they have an ID or not they will be permitted to sign in the book as long as they are legally registered and they will get to vote on the voting machines. The only category that does not apply to is first time voters," said Jeffrey Greenburg, Director of the Mercer County Board of Elections.

First time voters will be required to show an ID. It can be an ID without a photo; such as a utility bill, a bank statement, a firearm permit, or voter registration card. The address on the ID must match the name and address in the poll books.

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