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Bolling breaks tie, sides with Democrats to delay voter ID restrictions

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Posted: Monday, February 4, 2013 2:32 pm

Senate Democrats have effectively delayed new Republican voter identification restrictions for another year with Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling siding with them to break a party-line 20-20 tie.

Democrats amended a bill that eliminates utility bills, paycheck stubs and Social Security cards as valid voter ID to delay enactment until July 2014 because there's no funding to educate voters about the election law change.

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