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Alaska Native News: Senator Begich Replies to Director of Elections, Stands by His Remarks

In his address to the ALaska Legislature on Monday, Senator Mark Begich spoke to the ALaskan Lawmakers on issues such as education and gun rights, but also spoke about the trend in Alaska as well as around the country to make voting more difficult.

During that address, Begich pointed out that House Bill 3 would make it increasingly difficult for Natives and other minority groups to vote. He said in his address, “Let’s be honest, there is not a problem here, unless I missed it in all the elections I’ve been involved, ” said Begich of House Bill 3, which would require Alaska voters to produce at least one form of picture I.D. at the polls. “I haven’t seen all the fraud people are talking about.”