LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas House is scheduled to attempt to override Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of a bill that would require Arkansas voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot.
The House is expected to vote Thursday on overriding Beebe's veto of the voter ID legislation. The state Senate voted 21-12 to override on Wednesday.
It takes a simple majority in both chambers of the Legislature to override a governor's veto. Republicans control the House and Senate.
Beebe, a Democrat, vetoed the voter ID bill Monday and said it was an expensive solution in search of a problem. Beebe noted that Arkansas law already requires poll workers to ask voters to show identification. Under current law, voters can still cast a ballot if they don't show an ID.
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