Guy W. Farmer
For the Nevada Appeal

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December 23, 2012
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Guy W. Farmer: Nevada elections: Voters should show photo ID

I heartily endorse Secretary of State Ross Miller's proposal to require Nevadans to show photo ID when registering to vote. You might ask who could object to such a reasonable requirement. So-called "progressive activists," that's who.

Miller, a Democrat who's eyeing the governorship that his father Bob held for 10 years, defended his proposal in a recent newspaper debate.

"In the wake of a historically contentious and divisive election, voters should have the utmost confidence that their electoral system is sound and secure," our secretary of state wrote. "I recently announced a proposal to upgrade our antiquated poll book system …

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