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New voter ID requirements debut on this election day

Jo Ingles
Statehouse News Bureau
New identification laws for Ohio voters are in effect on this May Primary election day.

If you’re voting today for the May Primary, make sure you have a current state or federally issued photo ID.

In January, Governor Mike DeWine signed into law new voter ID requirements.

Forms of valid ID include an Ohio driver’s license, a state ID card, a US passport or a passport card, a military ID for active service people, or a VA ID card.

IDs that are not acceptable include bank statements, utility bills, a driver’s license from outside Ohio, or a paycheck.

For people who just applied for a driver’s license, they can use the interim identification form given by the BMV.

The Dayton-area RTA is offering free rides systemwide to the polls today.

Polls close at 7:30 this evening.