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Voter identification will be required inĀ Missouri for the upcoming general election. But the faith community has concerns that marginalized groups are going to be left out of the voting process.

People can get ID cards from the DMV, but faith leaders are hoping to make them more widely accessible. In a meeting with Missouri’s Secretary of State, Executive Director of Missouri Faith Voices Reverend Darryl Gray told Jay Ashcroft about how he hopes to expand access.

“We proposed to the Secretary of State that we would use other venues to help people get the voterĀ ID cards,” Gray said. “Community centers, churches, synagogues, that we would utilize libraries. And these recommendations seemed to be receptive.”

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