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Many State Voter Id Laws Appear to Have Same Tie to ALEC

http://www.philly.com

"more than half of the 62 (VOTER ID) bills were sponsored by members or conference attendees of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)...Pennsylvania’s law, which is counted among that group, was sponsored by Republican State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, an ALEC member...“We knew the Indiana law was upheld by the Supreme Court,” he (METCALFE) said. “I’m not sure how much ALEC influenced Indiana law.” ALEC has nearly 2,000 state legislator members who pay $100 in dues every two years. Most of ALEC’s money comes from nonprofits and corporations — from AT&T to Bank of America, from Chevron to eBay...

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