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should a photo id be required to vote? About 20 people attended a League of Women Voters seminar Thursday at the mall in Detroit Lakes to hear an expert in the field talk on the issue.

Pros and cons of voter 'photo ID law' discussed

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If Minnesota adopts a voter ID law, residents should prepare for unexpected hassles at the polls, and large segments of the population will have to scramble to avoid being disenfranchised.

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It will also cost an estimated $25 million to $48 million to implement.

That's $5 million to $8 million in state costs and $20 million to $40 million in local costs.

All to solve a problem with fraudulent voting that does not even appear to exist in Minnesota.

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