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Bolling breaks tie passing voter photo ID measure
Tuesday - 2/5/2013, 3:30pm EST
AP Political Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- With a tie-breaking vote from Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, Senate Republicans have passed legislation that would force voters to carry photo identification with them to the polls.
Republican Sen. Mark Obenshain's bill resulted in a party-line 20-20 deadlock. Bolling, who as president of the Senate votes only to break ties, cast only his third tie-breaking vote of the 2013 legislature, all of them since yesterday.
His first tie-breaker came Monday when he sided with Democrats to amend a related Republican bill limiting acceptable forms of voter identification. He supported an amendment delaying the bill's effective date for a year, allowing time for funding to inform voters about the change.
His second tie-breaker was Tuesday when he opposed a similar Democratic amendment to delay photo ID to await voter education funding.
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