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Statement of Governor Sonny Perdue Regarding Voter ID Pre-clearance

Friday, August 26, 2005  Contact: Office of Communications 404-651-7774


ATLANTA – Governor Sonny Perdue issued the following statement today regarding pre-clearance by the U.S. Department of Justice of Georgia’s voter ID law:

“I am pleased the Justice Department has given pre-clearance to Georgia’s voter ID law. Requiring valid, photographic identification is a common sense step to ensure voter integrity and sound elections.”