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Indian voters least likely to have identification

Indian voters in South Dakota are the least likely to have photo identification required for the polls, Secretary of State Chris Nelson says.

Statewide, only 2 percent of voters in the spring election didn't have photo ID. But on reservations, the number rose to 10 percent, Nelson says.

State law requires photo ID to vote but people can sign an affidavit if they lack an ID. An Indian voter group says reservation residents were turned away from the polls during the June primary election.

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