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Pennsylvania Voter Identification Protection Act (Act 18 of 2012)                                                         ...
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Rep. Daryl Metcalfe's Voter ID brochure


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Rep. Metcalfe is the sponsor of Pennsylvania's voter suppression by voter ID bill.

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Rep. Daryl Metcalfe's Voter ID brochure

  1. 1. PROTECTING PROTECTING ur right ur right Representativeyo to have YOUR vote counted Daryl Metcalfe yo to have YOUR vote counted District Offices: Cranberry Township Municipal Building Act 18 of 2012 2525 Rochester Road Suite 201 Cranberry Township, PA 16066 Pennsylvania has a long and ongoing (724) 772-3110 | FAX: (724) 772-2922history of documented voter fraud,dating back to the 1918 election in the Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.10th Congressional district that wasoverturned by Congress to the deeply 1165 Pittsburgh Road, Route 8rooted and widespread influence of Valencia, PA 16059 (724) 898-1500 | FAX: (724) 898-1606 Voter IDACORN in recent election cycles. Act 18 of 2012, the Pennsylvania VoterIdentification Protection Act, amends the Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Fridaystate election code to require voters to 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.present valid photo identification before Thursday 10 a.m. to 4:30 to ensure that each legal vote cast Act 18 of 2012in Pennsylvania is not canceled out bythe forces of corruption. find me online at: My district office staff can answerquestions and provide additional “One fraudulently cast regarding the new voter vote is one too many.”photo identification requirements inPennsylvania. State Representative Daryl Metcalfe
  2. 2. Pennsylvania Voter Identification Protection Act (Act 18 of 2012) One Citizen, One Vote, One Valid Photo ID Currently in Pennsylvania it is impossible to What changes have been madeboard a commercial airplane, cash a paycheck, to ensure the integrity of How can I obtainoperate a motor vehicle or even purchaseprescription eyeglasses without displaying absentee ballots? photo identification?valid photo identification. Requiring voters to prove who they claim For a qualified absentee ballot voter, the For voters who currently doto be is a commonsense policy to protect the following information must be provided with not have a valid photo ID forintegrity of the election process. the application: voting purposes, PennDOT will What types of identification are acceptable • If the voter has a current driver’s license or provide a photo identificationat the polls? photo identification card, the identification card FREE OF CHARGE. Voters number must be included. • If the voter does not have a current driver’s must complete a DL-54A andIdentification issued by: license or photo identification card, the visit a Driver License Center.• The United States government*• The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania** last four digits of the voter’s social security• A municipality in the Commonwealth to number must be included. Voters must also complete the a municipal employee • A copy of a form of photo identification Oath/Affirmation Voter ID form• An accredited Pennsylvania public or listed in this publication. stating that they do not already private institution of higher learning possess any of the acceptable• A licensed Pennsylvania care facility Upon receipt of an absentee ballot application, forms of identification. the applicable county board of elections will Unless otherwise noted, photo identification for verify the proof of identification and compare allvoting purposes must include name, photograph information in the application with information The Dept. of Transportation’sand an expiration date that has not expired. in the voter’s registration record. website,, If a voter comes to the polls to cast a ballot If a voter fails to include proof of identification also has additional informationwithout the proper voter identification, he/ with the application, the county board of and answers to commonly askedshe will be allowed to cast a provisional elections must send notice to the voter, along questions regarding the newballot and will have six days to provide photo with the absentee ballot, that the voter is voter photo identification law.identification or an affirmation to the county required to provide proof of identification whenelections office to have the ballot count. he/she returns the absentee ballot to the board. Information about voting in * In the case of a document from an agency of the armed forces of the United States or Pennsylvania can also be viewedtheir reserve components, including the Pennsylvania National Guard, that establishes thevoter as a current member or a veteran of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard at: that does not designate a specific date on which the document expires, the documentmust include a notation indicating that the expiration is indefinite. **If the identification is issued by the Department of Transportation, then the expirationof the identification cannot be more than 12 months passed the expiration date.