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Where's the proof that voter fraud is a major problem?

Instead of a thoughtful conservative perspective on an issue, former Gov.Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.once again just regurgitates the usual right-wing talking points ("Voter ID laws uphold system's integrity," Feb. 26).

He says photo ID laws are required to protect the integrity of our elections, but he doesn't present one shred of evidence that voting fraud is even a minor problem, much less one requiring laws that would deprive many citizens of their freedom to choose who governs them.

Where's the proof? This is an ironic position for a member of a party that rants about protecting freedom. There are major threats to the integrity of our electoral system that are very evident, like the obscene impact of money.

Why not focus on a real problem?

Wilbur Carroll, Columbia

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