Adrienne Southworth

Kentucky Senate votes to bar college ID as a primary form of voter identification

BY: - January 30, 2024

FRANKFORT — Kentuckians could no longer use university-issued identification cards as their primary voter ID under a bill that cleared the Republican-controlled Senate Tuesday along party lines.  Republican Secretary of State Michael Adams decried the legislation, Senate Bill 80, in a Tuesday interview with the Kentucky Lantern ahead of the Senate vote. Looking to the […]

College photo IDs would no longer suffice to vote in Kentucky under bill moving in Senate

BY: - January 24, 2024

FRANKFORT — A bill that would block Kentuckians from using university-issued IDs to vote has passed out of a Senate committee, prompting the Republican secretary of state to warn members of his party to “be careful not to gratuitously alienate young voters.”  Identification cards issued by universities and colleges to students and employees would no […]