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New voter registration law strips out criminal penalties

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 03, 2020 2:48 PM CT

Voter registration advocates are applauding the repeal of “onerous” restrictions and potential criminal penalties for large drives with the signing into law of new legislation passed in March.

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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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