Flier to Philly retirees: photo ID needed to vote

    About 34,000 retired Philadelphia city workers have received a flier in the mail that tells them, inaccurately, that they will need a photo ID to vote Nov. 6.

    The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that it’s the latest in a series of errors that might confuse potential voters.

    Pennsylvania’s voter-ID law was put on hold by a judge two weeks ago after a lengthy run through the courts.

    But Philadelphia retirees have been sent incorrect fliers within their quarterly statement from the city Board of Pensions and Retirement. The fliers claim that photo ID is required to vote in next month’s elections.

    Brian Abernathy, chief of staff to the city’s managing director, it was too late to change the fliers after the judge put the law on hold.

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