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New voter ID law
Tuesday's election is the first statewide election since texas passed a new voter identification law.
The new law requires voters to show one of seven forms of ID before casting a ballot.
Voters can show a Texas Driver License, a U.S. Passport, a state issued ID card, a state issued election certificate, a Texas concealed handgun license, a U.S. military ID, or a citizenship certificate with a photo issued by the federal government.
All forms of ID must be current or have expired within the last 60 days.
Election judges will match the name on the ID presented with the voter roll.
If the ID is not an exact match to the voter roll the election judge can determine them 'substantially similar' for common name variations or names in a different order.
If a voter does not have a recognized ID card or it's determined to be unacceptable, they can still vote using a provisional ballot, but must present an acceptable ID within six days.