News

SBE To Review Valid ID Definition

SBE To Review Valid ID Definition

Photo: WINA

The State Board of Elections will re-evaluate the definition of valid identification under the new voter ID law. The board determined earlier this month that expired forms of identification will be accepted at the polls. The SBE has now voted to reconsider that regulation. A public comment period has been reopened for 21 days. At issue is whether the board actually has the authority to determine which methods of identification are valid. State Senator Mark Obenshain requested the review. Obenshain says he’s concerned that the board’s definition of “valid” conflicts with state law. The SBE also received a letter from 18 Democrats in the State Senate voicing support for the regulation.

Latest Stories

in National

Divided House abandons vote on border bill

immigration

Congress will take a five-week vacation without addressing the immigration crisis.

in Sports

Ravens’ Rice publicly apologizes to wife for domestic violence

rayrice

The running back apologizes to his wife for hitting her, vowing to be an "ambassador against domestic violence."

in Music, Entertainment

Lorde curating ‘Hunger Games’ soundtrack

lorde

The 17-year-old pop star is recording a single for the third installment of the franchise.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Virginians React To House Vote Backing Anti-Obama Lawsuit

SabatoLarry100907

UVA's Larry Sabato predicts a proposed lawsuit against President Obama won'ty go anywhere.

in Entertainment

David Cassidy reportedly skips court for race track

cassidy

The '70s heartthrob was reportedly at the race track while his attorney was in court representing him on a drunken driving charge.