Coalition says limiting first days of early voting to one site is unfair

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 09, 2022 4:38 PM CT | Published: March 09, 2022 3:52 PM CT
<strong>Rev. Earle Fisher, of the groups UpTheVote901 and the Black Clergy Collaborative, says a lawsuit over the April early-voting schedule is being explored.&nbsp;&ldquo;We don&rsquo;t believe that is just. We don&rsquo;t believe that is fair,&rdquo; Fisher said at a Wednesday, March 9, press conference.</strong>&nbsp;(Bill Dries/The Daily Memphian)

Rev. Earle Fisher, of the groups UpTheVote901 and the Black Clergy Collaborative, says a lawsuit over the April early-voting schedule is being explored. “We don’t believe that is just. We don’t believe that is fair,” Fisher said at a Wednesday, March 9, press conference. (Bill Dries/The Daily Memphian)

The Election Commission’s decision not to open early-voting sites at churches during the Easter weekend is renewing charges of voter suppression.

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2022 elections early voting Linda Phillips Earle J. Fisher J. Lawrence Turner Black Clergy Collaborative #UPTheVote901 Van Turner

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