From Michael Hibblen with our content partner, KUAR-FM 89 News:

The Arkansas Board of Election Commissioners Wednesday (Aug. 21) approved rules for enforcing a new law requiring voters to show a photo identification at the polls. It takes effect in January.

Meanwhile Alex Reed, spokesman for Secretary of State Mark Martin’s office, says they’re making arrangements to provide free ID cards for those who, for one reason or another, don’t have one.

A contract with a company to provide machines to make the cards was signed Tuesday. It’s hoped they’ll be in use by the beginning of Decemeber.

The other issue being addressed is launching a campaign to educate Arkansans about the law.

Read more at this link.

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