Tennessee sued over voter registration law

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 05, 2019 12:32 PM CT

Six groups, including a Memphis-based law firm, filed suit this week challenging Tennessee’s new third-party voter registration law, contending it violates “fundamental” constitutional rights with the threat of civil and criminal penalties.

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Burch Porter & Johnson Earle Fisher Mark Goins Raumesh Akbari Tre Hargett
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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