Federal judge blocks new voter registration law filled with penalties

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 12, 2019 3:03 PM CT | Published: September 12, 2019 12:34 PM CT

A federal judge Thursday blocked the state’s new voter registration law, a reaction to a large number of applications filed in Shelby County in 2018. 


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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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