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Judge blocks Tennessee voter signup penalties, citing harm

6 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A federal judge has blocked Tennessee's new restrictions for registering voters from taking effect on Oct. 1, saying Thursday that any benefit of the law won't likely outweigh its potential harm.
The ruling, for now, sets aside a law that goes beyond other states by fining groups that pay workers when too many incomplete registration forms are submitted. The law would also criminalize intentional infractions of a new set of rules, exposing voting advocates to misdemeanor charges.
Voter registration groups who sued said the law has already curtailed their ability to...
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Judge Blocks Tennessee From Imposing New Restrictions On Voter Registration Drives

Judge Blocks Tennessee From Imposing New Restrictions On Voter Registration Drives

6 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The law subjects people who engage in voter registration to potential fines and even criminal penalty.
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Judge blocks Tennessee voter signup penalties, citing harm

6 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

A federal judge has blocked Tennessee's new restrictions for registering voters from taking effect on Oct. 1 while a challenge of the law proceeds.
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