Letter: Presenting ID for all the wrong reasons

Lilyan Maitan stands in a voting booth during

Lilyan Maitan stands in a voting booth during the Republican primary election at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Philadelphia on April 24, 2012. (Credit: Getty Images)

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I had a disturbing experience at the state Department of Motor Vehicles when renewing the registration for my classic car. I provided my Florida driver's license to the clerk but was advised that I needed to produce three additional forms of identification.

Four pieces of ID to re-register a car, and none to cast a ballot? One would think that supplying ID for exercising your right to vote would be more important. Sadly, that's apparently not the case in New York.

Gary Foote, Merrick
 

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