New voter I.D. Law takes effect in May!!!

Beginning with the May 2nd Primary Election, all voters must provide a government-issued photo ID before being allowed to cast a ballot. This law was passed in 2005 by the General Assembly. The ID must:Display the voter s photoDisplay the voter s name, and the name must conform with the voter registration recordContain an expiration date and either still be current or have expired sometime after November 2, 2004Be issued by the State of Indiana or the U.S. government. In most cases, an Indiana driver s license, Indiana photo ID card Passport, or Military ID is sufficient. Exemptions do exist for the indigent, those with a religious objection to being photographed, and individuals living in state-licensed facilities where the precinct s polling place is located. If you do not have a valid photo ID, you may obtain an Indiana photo ID card free of charge from any Bureau of Motor Vehicles license branch. For more information, please contact the BMV at (317) 233-6000 or visit the website http://www.bmv.in.gov/