The Minnesota House of Representatives passed a bill early Wednesday morning to put a Constitutional amendment on the ballot next November requiring voters to show photo ID when they vote.
The vote, like most others Tuesday on proposed changes to the bill, was along party lines, 72-62.
Richfield Rep. Paul Thissen along with Reps. Ryan Winkler (D-Golden Valley) and Steve Simon (D-St. Louis Park) held a Tuesday morning criticizing Republican priorites and the amendment itself. For months Thissen has slammed Republicans for putting amendments ahead of bigger priorities such as jobs bills.
The Minnesota Senate Rules Committee takes up the bill Wednesday. If approved by the Legislature, voters will decide by referendum at next fall's general election whether to change the state Constitution. A r is already set to appear on the ballot.
. Click play on the video above to see the House debate and voting proceedings.