Tennessee sued over voter registration law

By 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.

Topics

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.


Comment On This Story

Email Editions

Sign up for our morning and evening editions, plus breaking news.