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Byline: Joline Gutierrez Krueger JGLENN@ABQTRIB.COM / 823-3603
Some New Mexico voters could hear these unfamiliar words come Election Day: "May I see some ID?"
That's unless Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil-Giron decides to appeal a decision Friday by state District Judge Robert L. Thompson to issue a temporary restraining order against how she interprets that aspect of the state's voter registration law.
So far, it's not clear that she will.
What was clear, Thompson said, is the state statute enacted in 2003 requires first-time New Mexican voters registering by mail to provide identification at the polls if they do not do so when registering.
"That's not a change. That's what the law has said all along," said attorney David A. Garcia, one of three attorneys representing plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed two weeks ago against Vigil-Giron and Bernalillo County …