Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Senate Passage of Voter ID Legislation

Wednesday, January 26, 2011  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on the Senate passage of SB 14, related to voter identification requirements:
                                                                          
“I applaud the Texas Senate for passing the voter ID legislation, which represents a significant step toward preserving the integrity of the ballot box in Texas. I am pleased that state lawmakers are quickly addressing this issue, which is important to Texans and critical to ensuring our state has proper protections against voter fraud, and I fully expect the House will soon follow suit and pass this important measure.”

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