New York State has become an outpost for voting without identification (and only a signature). 25 other states have chosen to recently adopt identification requirements to vote with 14 others placing some other restriction relating to voter identification.
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§5. Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established...
§7. The legislature shall provide for identification of voters through their signatures in all cases where personal registration is required and shall also provide for the signatures, at the time of voting...