Decline to Sign Nebraska voter ID petitions.

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Politicians are gathering signatures to rewrite the Nebraska Constitution to add strict photo ID requirements in order to vote. This would severely restrict voters via lengthy, repetitive steps – and use new technicalities to disqualify otherwise eligible voters.

SEE SOMETHING? SAY SOMETHING.

 If you see voter ID circulators violating the rules, let us know. Call our Election Protection Line at 402.890.5291 or email us
›› See the language of the proposed constitutional revision here.
 ›› Paid petitioners from out of state are actively gathering signatures around Nebraska. Several petition circulators have alleged they work for “the state” or “the secretary of state’s office.”
›› We are receiving regular reports of circulator malpractice. This includes circulators not reading aloud the object statement to each and every voter, which is necessary for the signatures to be considered valid.
›› In some cases, petitioners are reportedly misrepresenting what they are asking voters to sign.

VOTER I.D. CREATES:

COSTS 
FOR TAXPAYERS

›› Most recent estimates suggest that a voter ID amendment would cost taxpayers of Nebraska nearly $3 million in the first year to implement, and then nearly an additional $1 million every year after that to maintain.
›› The proposed voter restriction amendment may require voters to purchase their own photo identification card before being able to vote.
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COMPLICATIONS 
FOR VOTERS

›› In-person voters would endure longer waits to cast ballots and then face the possibility of being turned away from their polling place on Election Day.
›› Early voters would face redundant hurdles, including needing to print out a copy of ID to send along with their absentee request or ballot.
›› Voters would not be able to use social security cards or birth certificates, which don’t have photos, nor could they use military, tribal, and student IDs, which don’t always list addresses.

CONSEQUENCES
FOR EVERYONE

›› The proposed voter ID restrictions would make it harder for eligible Nebraskans to freely and fairly cast a ballot – especially young, low-income, rural, Black and brown, and senior voters.
›› Severe voter ID restrictions are a burden for Nebraskans with disabilities, the elderly, and those in areas without reliable broadband, transportation, or where DMVs have limited hours of operation.
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VOTER I.D.
IS VOTER SUPPRESSION.

DECLINE TO SIGN
VOTER I.D. PETITIONS.