Up until Saturday, Betty Klepper of Kingsport, said whenever she’s been asked for a photo ID, she’s had to present her Sam’s Club card, because her driver’s license, like many people of her generation, did not have a photo on it.
Klepper said for so long after reaching a certain age, photos on driver’s licenses have not been required, but new voting laws require some government issued photo ID at the voting booths, which was one of the reasons she made the trek into the Washington County Driver Services Center around 11 a.m.
“No license, no vote,” she said. “I ... haven’t voted in the last one or two (elections) just because I had to come and get this. It was something I wanted to do.”
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