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Voter Identification

This training module was created by the Pennsylvania Department of State with the help of good governance advocates and county election officials.  

For information about election operations in your county, contact your county election office. For step-by-step instructions on how voters use the voting system in your county, visit our Voting System Demo page.

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Question 1: True or False?


People who are voting in the first time in your precinct must show photo ID.

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False - People who are voting in the first time in your precinct may either show approved forms of photo ID OR approved forms of non-photo ID. 

Question 2: What kinds of photo identification can a first-time voter present?


A -Student ID

B -Employee ID

C -ID Issued by any Commonwealth agency

D - All of the above

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D - All of the above. 

Question 3: What kinds of non-photo identification can a first-time voter present?


A -Firearm permit

B -Current utility bill

C -Voter registration card issued by the County Registration Office

D - All of the above

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D - All of the above

Question 4: True or False?


A paycheck is an acceptable form of non-photo ID for a first-time voter to present.


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True - A first-time voter can present any of the following forms of non-photo identification: Voter registration card issued by the County Voter Registration Office, non-photo ID issued by the U.S. Government, non-photo ID issued by any Commonwealth agency, firearm permit, current utility bill, current utility bill, current bank statement, paycheck, or government check.

Question 5: Who might be voting for the first time in your precinct?


A -18-year-olds

B -Naturalized citizens

C -Voters who moved

D - All of the above

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D - All of the above

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