The Virginia Department of Elections listed information about voter identification on its website Monday, and published in an article today, that became outdated when new rules went into effect Tuesday. The new list of acceptable forms of identification that appeared on the agency website today is as follows:

  • Valid Virginia driver’s license or identification card
  • Valid Virginia DMV issued veteran’s ID card
  • Valid United States passport
  • Valid employee photo identification card
  • Other government-issued photo identification cards (must be issued by US government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a political subdivision of the commonwealth
  • Valid college or university student photo identification card (must be from an institution of higher education located in Virginia)
  • Employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer’s business
  • or a Virginia voter photo ID card obtained through any local general registrar’s office

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