That’s one of the frequently asked questions at the New Hanover County Board of Elections.
Here’s the answer posted at the board’s website:
“It is unlawful for an election official to ask a voter for ID in NC unless the voter is flagged in the Voter Registration record to present ID. The reason a voter would be flagged to present ID is if at the time the voter registered to vote, the voter did not provide (or incorrectly provided) a NC Drivers license number or last four digits of the voter’s social security number on the voter registration form, or neither number could be verified by the NC DMV or the Social Security Administration. If the number provided by the voter is not verified, then the voter (applies to first-time voters, only) must present ID prior to voting.”
Date posted: November 3, 2010
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