Secretary of State tries to sidestep federal voter registration injunction

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 20, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is seeking legislation establishing a new set of voter registration rules, including $50 levies for violations, even though a federal judge enjoined the 2019 law because of its criminal and civil penalties.

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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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