May 13, 2021

Majority of voters — including black voters — say voter ID laws are not discriminatory

Sixty-two percent of likely American voters, including a majority of Black voters, do not believe requiring photo ID to voter is discriminatory, according to a Rasmussen Reports survey released on Tuesday.

Democrats have argued Georgia’s recent voting reform bill that requires voter to show proof of a photo ID are a form of suppression. However, the left’s arguments do not represent the majority of voters, regardless of party affiliation or ethnic background.

“Do laws requiring photo identification at the polls discriminate against some voters?” the survey, taken April 11-12 among 1,000 likely U.S. voters, asked.

Nearly two-thirds of all respondents (62 percent) said no, 29 percent said yes, and nine percent indicated they remain unsure. Fifty-nine percent of Black voters agreed that requiring photo ID at the polls is not discriminatory, and 58 percent of those who did not identify as either black or white agreed.

Republicans were more likely than Democrats to agree. Seventy-nine percent of Republicans say voter ID is not discriminatory, compared to 46 percent of Democrats who disagreed.

Surprisingly, concerns regarding election fraud remain high. “A majority (51%) of voters believe it is likely that cheating affected the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, including 35% who say it’s Very Likely cheating affected the election.”

In addition to the controversy surrounding Georgia’s voting reform measure, the House recently passed H.R. 1, called the For the People Act, along party lines. The legislation seeks to nationalize elections, removing the ability of states to choose their own election measures.

Several states have legislation regarding voting reform in development, making the issue even more controversial as the power struggle between state and federal levels continue.

The full survey is available here.

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    1. If the clown show in congress wants a barbed wire fence and going through a metal detector AND show an ID to get in, that ID should be a minimum requirement to vote. I’d be happier if they also had to have a fingerprint taken because they’d all be hooked up to a national database. No print on file?? No voting.

        1. don i agree with you. fingerprint would be great. why because demorats dont want i d to vote and by fingerprint that will prove that person to vote. demorats will do anything to get rid of our greatest president trump anyway they can.they are so afraid of trump winning in 2024. thats why they want illegals in our county so they can vote for all demorats. there so corrupt it makes me sick to my stomach.impeach biden,harris, piglosi,shumer there all out to conquer our world.they want to be above the law?impeach republicans do it now there destroying our country.

          1. California already requires a fingerprint . . . on a driver’s license. No big deal.

        1. put all these illegals on a bus and take them to the white house and piglosi house.they want illegals then let biden and piglosi support them.instead of taking our tax money and support them. biden wants to give illlegal $15 thousand dollars?while us americans that are out of work and our businesses are lockup.we cant afford to put food on our tablesfor our families.and biden wants illegals to receive $15 thousand dollars.tell biden and piglosi get your gavel and shove it were the sunshines.there moto is america last. they must be impeached now.

      1. Sounds good to me, he’ll, I don’t know anyone that doesn’t have a photo ID
        I’ve all ways heard that Churches help people get there ID’s by taking a bus load down at a time.

    1. If only they really were DUMB!!! Unfortunately they are thoroughly corrupt and sly as foxes. They have no shame and that’s why they lie, lie and lie again! They are really COMMUNISTS. If they told the truth you wouldn’t have anyone vote for them.

      1. There is dumb by birth (all of us have some of those genetic trends) and then there is dumb by choice.That one
        is one of the deepest roots of the liberal “mind?”.

        Jerry

    2. DemoRATS, believe the American people are stupid, their finding out that the DemoRAT PARTY ARE A BUNCH OF CAREER CORRUPT CRIMINALS AND ALL SHOULD BE THROWN OUT OF CONGRESS.

      1. They think the American people are stupid because, hay, who won the election!? How did obozo joe win!? They pulled the wool over our eyes and got away with it!!! I would say the majority of Americans are yes, stupid!!

  2. IF YOU CANNOT PROVE WHO YOU ARE. THEN YOU CANNOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY POLITICAL ELECTION IN THE COUNTRY. PERIOD !!!

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  4. I AGREE with both of the above!
    Our “so called” most recent Presidential Election was so Obviously distorted by Vote Fraud, that it should have been nullified. WHY NOT ?????
    Now we have a imitation POTUS, whose strings are pulled by Soros, via OBUMA, who now has his BADLY WANTED Third Term! So VERY Disheartening for the U S of A. A Travesty !!!

  5. Voter identity which “must” include proof of U.S. Citizenship prevents non-citizens from voting as legal citizens, stops mentally deranged criminal traitors from “voting for” deceased citizens, citizens in comas’ and/or in-eligible non-existent humans, pets, plants or vehicles, and rejects votes from legal citizens who knowingly simultaneously vote in multiple locations and jurisdictions in the same election. We must ensure that there are serious and non-reversible consequences for those (citizens and/or non-citizens) who engage in fraudulent, treasonous, illegal or unconstitutional voting activities, and long prison sentences in Federal Prisons or one way trips to Guantanamo Bay where they can kick back with like minded misfits and terrorists and actually work for their room and board and freedom to prey to God for their salvation. Can Corporate CEO’s understand or relate to these words. Unfortunately no! Let’s get a copy of the evolving list of the Companies and CEO’s and make sure that each registered legal voter gets a copy for review before the next election. God Please Bless & Protect America!

  6. The US Supreme Court in a case back in the 1990’s involving IN held that requiring some form of State approved ID in order to vote does not violate the Voting Rights Act as Amended. The Constitution of the United States gives each state the power and authority to set the procedures for voting within their respective states, therefor HR1 is totally un Constitutional.

  7. Great comments above. You need ID for so many things that it is impossible to name them all. Minor tings like buying liquor, getting a drivers license, going on a plane trip (yet Delta and American airlines are against the Georgia election law requiring ID to vote but just try to get on one of their planes and see how far you get). All the corporations against the Georgia law probably have not read the law. So many more states have laws more restrictive that that of Georgia but nothing is said about those states, including New York and the presidents home state of Delaware. But I guess buying a bottle of booze is more important than voting.

  8. According to Democrat’s everything is Racist and discrimination!!! If ID’S are discriminatory then we DON’T need a Driver’s license or any form of ID!!! The Democrat’s have lost their minds!!!!!!!

  9. The “leaders” of the minorities say it is too difficult for them to obtain an ID. If they have a driver’s license, how did they get the license if they did not have an ID?

  10. If voter IDs are discriminatory or voter suppression then needing ID and background checks for certain jobs, buying a gun, entering the capital building are also discriminatory and suppressive.

  11. How do they buy beer, wine, ciggs, board an airplane, train, go to school, join the Military, see a Dr to have poison nano tech warfare pumped in to kill their immune system and thousands of other things Id’s are used for ? So tell me Demoncraps, How is it you ONLY WANT it to be racist and illegal to have to show an Id to Vote for the person to hold the most Powerful job in the World. You fricken DEMONCRAPTIC people make a Sea Slug look like a fricken GENIUS.

  12. we have come a long way to be thrown in reverse and give up everything we have faught for ,a couple dozen freaks that want to goback to a third world country. MARINE that would not fight for this country again!

  13. ALL YOU DEMOCRATS & BIG NO IT ALL BUSINESSES, TECK, SOCIAL MEDIA, MAIN STREAM NEWS, TALK SHOWS, HOLLYWOD TYPES ETC. TAKE NOTICE WE THE PEOPLE ARE NOT BUYING YOU CRAP OR WHAT YOU SAY WE AGREE WITH GEORGIA & ANY OTHER STATES WITH THESE VOTER RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  14. Discriminatory is a Democrat word for saying we don’t want people to have to show their IDs. We might lose voters if they’re dead or not American Citizens. Heavens to mercy! How horrible for the radical left.

  15. “Surprisingly, concerns regarding election fraud remain high” Surprisingly? Pray tell – what do you find surprising about that? What’s surprising is that there’s anyone who isn’t concerned about it – or highly suspect the probity of anyone who doesn’t favor an identification requirement.

  16. Lt. Rob Polans Spec & Intel Ops. Ret? Not PC. nor woke, so if I offend you, cancel my account! says:

    Didn’t the dems think blacks would want the ID too? Keep things fair. That BS about it’s a problem for minorities is propaganda and you know who started it. Btw, we Native Americans want the ID too. I know you just want to give the vote to your darling illegals. Look at the headaches they are giving you.

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