A majority of Republicans believe voter fraud is a "major" problem, according to a new Gallup poll, even as in-person fraud is exceedingly rare. Only 26 percent of Democrats think fraudulent voting will be a major problem this election, compared to 52 percent of Republicans. Overall, about a third of the country (36%) thinks voter fraud is a major problem, while 32 percent think it's a minor problem and 29 percent believe it is not a problem at all.
The poll, released Monday, finds broad support for voter ID laws, with four-in-five Americans supporting them. Not surprisingly, Republicans are more likely to be in favor them, with 95 percent percent supporting a photo ID requirement. However, a solid a majority of Democrats (63 percent) back voter ID laws as well.
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