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Even Puerto Rico Has Stronger Voter ID Laws Than The US

A listener from Puerto Rico pointed out to David that his home country actually does have voter ID law, despire their lower standard of living. It turns out, Puerto Rico not only requires voters have valid ID, but they remove voters from the registration rolls if they don’t vote in the general elections.

Even Puerto Rico Has Stronger Voter ID Laws Than The US

A listener from Puerto Rico pointed out to David that his home country actually does have voter ID law, despite their lower standard of living. It turns out, Puerto Rico not only requires voters have valid ID, but they remove voters from the registration rolls if they don’t vote in the general elections.

Puerto Rico Voting Guide

Translation:

PAGE 57 (PDF page 74)

Article 2.009.-Elector Identification Card-Any applicant for registration shall complete a form to be used for the preparation of a voter identification card. Such identification card shall contain at least the date it is issued, your first and last names, sex, color of eyes, height, and their signature or mark, as the case may be, and photograph.

 

PAGE 59 (PDF page 76)

Article 2.012 – Electoral Body Registry.
If a voter fails to vote in a general election, his name will be excluded from the electoral lists.

 

PAGE 137 (PDF page 154)

Article 5.026.-Voting process. -

The Board will locate the name of the person on the list of voters assigned to the precint and, within a period of not more than three (3) minutes, verify the voter’s identity by examining their personal circumstances and their Electoral Identification Card. If this check proves to them the voter’s identity, the Board shall give three (3) ballots and a pencil to vote. The voter must sign or mark the precint’s list in the line where his name appears at the time of receiving the ballot papers.

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