- Republican lawmakers are making it harder for students to vote where they attend school.
- Idaho specifically bars the use of student IDs to vote, while Ohio no longer accepts tuition or college housing receipts as voter ID.
- Similar legislation has been introduced in at least 11 other states, including Pennsylvania and Nevada.
- Younger voters have become a key voting bloc for Democrats.
- The Ohio secretary of state said college students can get a free state ID card to vote in person or vote by mail, which does not require photo ID.
The GOP Is Making It Harder for College Students to Vote
Republican lawmakers in at least 11 states seek to restrict use of student IDs to vote, as young voters increasingly turn out to back Democrats.