Wilson County man goes to vote, finds name already crossed off

Greg Baker said it was disturbing to walk into the Wilson County Board of Elections to vote early Monday only to be told he had already voted.

Baker showed the poll worker his photo ID, even though that’s no longer required by law to vote, to try to clear up any confusion, but ended up having to vote a provisional ballot.

Rena Morris, director of the board of elections, said it was a clerical error; that last week, someone with the exact same name – even the same middle initial – came in to vote early. A poll worker printed off the wrong Authorization to Vote form with the wrong street address listed, the voter signed the form and cast the wrong ballot.

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But being required to show ID to vote is “voter suppression.”

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