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No public comment yet on voter ID? Here’s what NC Twitter users want

GOP legislative leaders released their draft bill yesterday on a photo identification mandate in North Carolina.

They will meet Monday to discuss the measure and here from various stakeholders, but there is not yet a planned public comment period for North Carolinians — who voted to pass the constitutional amendment in the first place — to weigh in on what they’d like to see.

NC Policy Watch detailed some of what voting rights advocates had to say about such a bill, but several individuals also responded yesterday to a Twitter question about what advice they would give lawmakers moving forward with legislation. Here are a few of their comments:

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