LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— The Arkansas House has completed an override of Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe’s veto of a bill requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot.
The Republican-controlled House voted 52-45 on Monday to override the veto. Last week, the GOP-led Senate voted 21-12 to override it. Only a simple majority was needed in each chamber.
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Arkansas law currently requires poll workers to ask for identification, but voters without one can still cast a ballot.