Sen. Scott Newman of Hutchinson says Thursday that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is overstepping his authority and campaigning against a proposed constitutional amendment requiring voters to show photo IDs. Behind him is attorney Fritz Knaak. Don Davis/Forum Communications
Lawmakers must fill in blanks if Minnesotans OK voter identification
ST. PAUL -- Both sides in Minnesota's voter photo identification debate try to paint pictures about how life would look if the requirement passes Nov. 6, but the real picture has yet to be painted.
If voters approve the proposed constitutional amendment, state legislators will take the brush to canvass next year to provide a detailed picture.
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