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      Voter ID law takes effect in 2013



      The voter i

      dentification

      law takes affect this year.


      V

      oters in the state will now be required to show one of five types of photo
      ID to cast a ballot: a South Carolina driver's license, other form of photo ID issued by the state Deptartment of Motor Vehicles, Passport, Military ID bearing a photo issued by the federal government, or South Carolina voter registration card with a photo.


      A

      three-judge federal panel ruled the law does not discriminate against minorities, as the
      Justice Department and other opponents had argued.



      State Representative Alan Clemmons

      (R-Horry County) authored the bill
      . He says the law will help rid the state of voter fraud.

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