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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 02, 2012
 
CONTACT: Pamela Weaver, Director of Communications, (601) 207-4100

***Hosemann Statement re: Voter ID/ Dept. of Justice Response***

 ***Statement from Secretary Hosemann regarding Voter Identification Department of Justice Response*** “The Department of Justice has requested information from the Attorney General as to whether the addition of a Constitutional voter identification provision had a discriminatory purpose.  That issue was decided last November by a vote of all the citizens of Mississippi in a free and fair election.

 The Department of Justice also asked if there is a discriminatory effect.  We believe the process of implementation authorized by the Mississippi Legislature and the rules and regulations will show no discrimination against any citizen of Mississippi.”


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