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Lawmakers mull substitute to voter ID plan


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some Republican lawmakers say they are open to considering a technology-driven alternative to a proposed constitutional amendment to require voters to bring photo IDs to the polls.

A bill circulating would create an "electronic poll book" voter verification system through a new law rather than altering Minnesota's constitution. It's too soon to tell if GOP leaders would drop their ballot push if the legislation were adopted.

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