Legislature ready to penalize ‘deficient’ voter registration forms

By Updated: April 12, 2019 9:59 AM CT | Published: April 10, 2019 11:09 AM CT

A Senate committee passed legislation Tuesday penalizing voter registration drives that turn in large numbers of “deficient” forms, a bill stemming from the 2018 Black Voter Project in Shelby County.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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