“Voter Suppression” Amendment Passes MN Senate By Michael McIntee | March 23, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on MN Senate Subscribe to MN Senate Follow this author Click photo to watch closing moments of debate. Click photo to watch closing moments of debate.Senator Scott Dibble (DFL) argues a constitutional amendment requiring a photo ID to vote will hurt people, much like last year’s marriage amendment. Senator Julianne Ortman (R ) says Republicans needed to pass a constitutional amendment because Governor Mark Dayton vetoed their voter ID bill last year. The bill passed 36-30 with only one Republican voting against it. The Senate bill differs from the House version, so it will go to a conference committee. Full video of debate Part one Part two Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.