Absentee ballot advocates sue Secretary of State over COVID-19 fears

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 04, 2020 4:01 PM CT | Published: May 04, 2020 4:01 PM CT

Voter rights advocates are challenging Tennessee’s “restrictive excuse” requirements for absentee ballots in a federal lawsuit, arguing the state should adapt its rules to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A. Phillip Randolph Institute The Equity Alliance Charlane Oliver Tre Hargett
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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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