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WATCH: House committee holds hearing on the effects of voting requirements on ballot access

The Committee on House Administration held a hearing on Monday to discuss how voter ID laws and other voting requirements can affect ballot access.

Watch the hearing in the video player above.

Republicans in Florida, Georgia and other states have seized on former President Donald Trump’s false claims of election fraud to push ID requirements for voters to request or return mailed ballots.

Casting ballots by mail was immensely popular during the 2020 presidential election, which was held during the coronavirus outbreak.

Critics say adding ID requirements to request a mailed ballot is unnecessary and creates one more opportunity for voters to make a mistake that could leave them unable to vote absentee. They say identification is already required when registering to vote and voting in person for the first time.

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