Oklahoma appears well on its way to approving voter ID, requiring voters to prove they who they say they are when attempting to vote. Only a precinct or two is reporting but in early returns, a few thousand had voted for the measure. Nobody had voted against it.
Oklahoma has its share of some of the odd ballot measures, because it’s a state — unlike Minnesota, for example, that has “initiative petition,” by which residents can get something on the ballot if they gain enough signatures.
One of those items is a proposal that would bar the application of Muslim or Sharia Law, something that — as far as anyone knows — wasn’t a threat in Oklahoma anyway. It’s a state which appears to use the Constitution. It’s sailing through.
Apparently it stems from a case in New Jersey: