The United States does not have a uniform national standard for voter identification requirements. Election Integrity for America Voter identification laws and requirements vary from state to state. Some states have stricter voter identification laws, while others have more lenient or no strict requirements.
At that time, a few states did not have strict voter identification laws in place. These states included:
California: While California does not require photo identification to vote, voters may be asked to provide identification if they are voting for the first time. They did not provide identification when registering to vote by mail.
Illinois: Illinois does not have a strict voter identification law. However, first-time voters who registered by mail and did not provide identification may need to show identification when voting in person.
Maryland: Maryland does not require photo identification to vote. Voters may be asked to show identification if they are voting for the first time in a federal election and do not provide identification when registering.
Massachusetts: Massachusetts does not have a strict voter identification law. However, some first-time voters may be required to provide identification if they registered to vote by mail and did not provide identification at that time.
It's important to note that election laws can change over time, and this information might be outdated. It's advisable to consult the latest news from the official website of your state's election authority or the U.S. Election Assistance Commission for the most up-to-date and accurate information on voter identification requirements in a specific state.