Eli Lilly takes stand against Indiana absentee voter change

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Eli Lilly is the latest big company to step into the political debate over absentee voting. The company this week issued a statement opposing the plan at the Indiana Capitol to require an ID in order to ask for an absentee ballot.

Lily VP for human resources Stephen Fry says the company will work against any effort that makes exercising the right to vote more difficult.

Indiana lawmakers want to require people to use their driver’s license number or the last four of their social security number to request an absentee ballot.

The lawmaker who wrote the plan says right now, anyone can request an absentee ballot, even if they are not a real Indiana voter.

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