Tennessee Voter ID Law Could Disenfranchise Thousands As State Program …

A Tennessee program meant to mitigate the potential disenfranchising effects of a new voter identification law is reaching only a small percentage of residents who don’t have ID, a new report finds.

Tennessee’s voter ID law went into effect at the beginning of the year, requiring citizens to present state or federally issued photo identification, such as driver’s licenses, passports or concealed handgun carry permits, in order to cast a ballot. Student IDs and library cards were excluded from the list of acceptable forms of identification, though


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