State Reps. Evans and Myers to seek repeal of Voter ID law

State Representatives Dwight Evans and John Myers will host a news conference in West Oak Lane on Tuesday morning to announce their plans to try to get the new state Voter ID law repealed.

They will be joined by other state and local officials at the PennDOT Service Center, 7121 Ogontz Ave. for the 10 a.m. event.

“We realize that sometime down the road the courts may very strike down the Pennsylvania Voter ID law,” Evans said about the law via press release on Monday, “but I believe in taking a proactive step in removing this unnecessary and potentially costly statute.”

Added Myers in the press release, “We have heard stories of people being turned away at various PennDOT locations and we want to make certain everyone understands if you need a photo ID card to vote, PennDOT is obligated to provide one under the new law.”

NewsWorks will cover the press conference.

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