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RandySF

(60,053 posts)
Thu Apr 25, 2024, 05:58 AM Apr 25

NH: As lawmakers contemplate requiring voter ID, one organization is ready to help

Sue Nastasi lost her birth certificate years ago. “Beats me where it is,” she said.

But getting it back is not a simple matter. Nastasi was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in a hospital that doesn’t exist any more, under a different name, she said. She was taken into New Jersey family services at 4 months old after neglect from her parents, and she emerged with a new family and a new name.

Over the decades, Nastasi has kept her passport up to date, including during and after a marriage in which she had a different surname, she told New Hampshire lawmakers Tuesday. But she has had no luck so far in obtaining a birth certificate from her home state – either being told there is no record or receiving no response.

Now, Nastasi, a supervisor of the checklist in Rollinsford, says a proposed law to require a birth certificate and driver’s license in order to register to vote in New Hampshire would directly affect her right to vote.

“Registering to vote on Election Day is known by Granite Staters and used often because town hall hours are not public friendly,” she said at a hearing Tuesday in the Senate Election and Municipal Affairs Committee. “The public wants to vote and can be forgetful to carry identification on Election Day.”



https://newhampshirebulletin.com/2024/04/25/as-lawmakers-contemplate-requiring-voter-id-one-organization-is-ready-to-help/

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NH: As lawmakers contemplate requiring voter ID, one organization is ready to help (Original Post) RandySF Apr 25 OP
The crack GOP lawmakers in NH would probably not allow a naturalized citizen to vote Vinca Apr 25 #1

Vinca

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1. The crack GOP lawmakers in NH would probably not allow a naturalized citizen to vote
Thu Apr 25, 2024, 07:56 AM
Apr 25

because their birth certificates would be from another country. They're too busy for that right now anyway. According to the local news they're busy trying to ban transgender surgical care in the state . . . even though no hospital in the state performs it.

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