My son just turned 18. While telling him what he would need to be able vote in Wisconsin, I thought that I should make sure I was prepared for the current voter laws ...

Official photo ID: check

Able to sign my name: check

Long form birth certificate: check

Social Security card: check

3 notarized letters from people that witnessed my birth: check

Money in case of poll tax: check

Literate: wel haf a chek

Christian: check (as far as they know)

Nice smile for the beautiful elderly women expected to enforce these rules: check

White: check

Good to go.

— Jac Gruenwald

716 Vermont St.

To read the entire letter, see the Oct. 25, 2012 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.

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