former Secretary of State Jim Bennett http://apr.org en Alabama Offering Free Photo IDs To Vote http://apr.org/post/alabama-offering-free-photo-ids-vote <p></p><p>Voters who don't have a valid photo ID to use in Alabama's elections can get one free at county board of registrars' offices.</p><p>Alabama's chief election official, Secretary of State Jim Bennett, says registrars' offices in every county will be offering the free IDs, starting this week.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:49:26 +0000 The Associated Press 48143 at http://apr.org Alabama Offering Free Photo IDs To Vote Alabama Makes Plan For Issuing Free Voter IDs http://apr.org/post/alabama-makes-plan-issuing-free-voter-ids <p></p><p>The secretary of state's plan for implementing Alabama's photo ID requirement for voting includes making free ID cards available through mobile vans, county board of registrars' offices, and the state Department of Senior Services.</p><p>Secretary of State Jim Bennett issued his final rules Tuesday for implementing the law for the 2014 elections.</p><p>The law requires voters to show a photo ID, such as a driver's license, passport or student ID from a university. For those lacking photo IDs, Alabama plans to provide free photo IDs for voting at many locations.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:39:01 +0000 The Associated Press 40233 at http://apr.org Alabama Makes Plan For Issuing Free Voter IDs Bennett to Take Oath as Alabama Secretary of State http://apr.org/post/bennett-take-oath-alabama-secretary-state <p>Former Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett will take the oath of office Wednesday to replacing Beth Chapman who resigned the position effective Wednesday afternoon<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley will administer the oath of office to Bennett at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday in the Old House Chamber at the Alabama State Capitol in downtown Montgomery.<br> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:23:36 +0000 The Associated Press 35144 at http://apr.org Bennett to Take Oath as Alabama Secretary of State