Tennessee Bill Targets Voter Registration Advocacy Groups

Nicole Rojas
Apr 23, 2019 - 5:00

Amid fierce opposition, Tennessee's state House of Representatives passed a measure on April 15 which would impose fines on community groups that file incomplete voter registration applications. Opponents of HB1079 claim the measure will suppress minority voters in a state where voter turnout is already very low.  The Republican-backed measure requires voter registration groups to undergo training and would impose fines on those same groups if they submit too many incomplete forms, according to The...

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