Voter ID bill aims to fix a nonexistent problem, writes guest columnist Bruce Palmer, and is just the first move in a more insidious effort to restrict voting for all Wyoming residents.
Critics call “Voter fraud-prevention” bill a trojan horse for restricting access to the polls and a solution to a nonexistent problem. Supporters say it will increase confidence in election integrity.
Despite Wyo’s solid record of safe elections, Republican group recommends misguided reforms, Drake writes. A proposed bill he expects to cruise into law just tackles a nonexistent problem, he opines.
Wyoming lawmakers will study voter ID legislation, but an honest look should tell them it’s a solution in search of a problem.