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Virginia Could Debate Voter ID Bill




    Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H.

    A controversial voting bill could soon be up for debate in Virginia.

    Albemarle County Delegate Rob Bell's plan would require everyone to show a government-issued picture ID before casting a ballot. Voters would need to have proof they are U.S. citizens.

    Virginia would foot the bill for those who can't afford a picture ID.

    Currently, Virginia requires only non-picture documents such as utility bills to verify identity.

    Bell says the plan would cut back on voter fraud.