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Here is a link to the Fox 17 news coverage on the voting irregularities that took place during the May 6th, Davidson County Primary Election. http://fox17.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/worker-fired-after-davidson-county-double-voting-21339.shtml Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Press Release: THE IRREGULARITIES IN VOTING DATA FROM THE MAY 6, 2014 DAVIDSON COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION.

  TENNESSEE CITIZEN ACTION RELEASES STATEMENT ON THE IRREGULARITIES IN VOTING DATA FROM THE MAY 6, 2014 DAVIDSON COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION.    Nashville, Tenn. (May12th, 2014) — Tennessee Citizen Action released the following statement expressing grave concern over the irregularities that were discovered during the May 6, 2014 Davidson County Primary Election.               “Tennessee […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNCA PRAISES PA VOTER ID DECISION

Tennessee Citizen Action released the following statement on the Court’s decision to strike down Pennsylvania’s controversial Voter I.D. law. We applaud the state of Pennsylvania and Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley for striking down this unconstitutional law. We hope this will serve as an example to citizens and lawmakers of Tennessee, that Voter ID […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement on Supreme Court Voting Rights Act Decision

Today, Tennessee Citizen Action was invited to stand with the NAACP Nashville Branch, the ACLU of TN, the Urban League of Middle Tennessee, and others in acknowleging that this week the Supreme Court delivered a devastating setback to civil rights in America. Our statement: In the Court’s eyes, “things have changed dramatically” since the days of […]

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Supreme Court: States Cannot Demand Additional Proof of Citizenship To Register to Vote. Ted Cruz: “We’ll See About That.”

June 17, 2013 by  
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Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled that states cannot demand additional proof of citizenship to register to vote. Almost immediately after, Senator Ted Cruz of  Texas filed an amendment to the immigration reform bill that “permits states to require ID for voter registration.” From RollCall: In his majority opinion, Justice Antonin Scalia explained that while Arizona’s law […]

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Not Fair, Not Helpful, Not Reform, Not Relief – Legislative Update, Friday, February 1, 2013

TENNESSEE CITIZEN ACTION LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THEY’RE BAAAAAAAAACK…The Tennessee State Legislature started back in earnest this week, kicked off by Governor Bill Haslam’s State of the State address on Monday night. And while we’re all smacking our foreheads and working hard to fight back against the antics of certain state senator from Knoxville (Will someone please tell him […]

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Election Protection a (Very) Busy Success

November 16, 2012 by  
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A ginormous THANK YOU to all our volunteer poll watchers, hotline answerers (is that even a word?), lawyers, and law students who made our Election Day Poll Watching effort a success. And by success we mean *phew* we’re glad someone was watching…and helping! The Election Protection Hotline did not stop ringing all day, some of our poll watchers wererecruited to become poll […]

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Tennessee Citizen Action Leads Poll Watching Collaboration in Davidson County

November 5, 2012 by  
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Nashville, Tenn. (November 5, 2012) — Tennessee Citizen Action, along with many other organizations and concerned citizens, have launched a large Poll Watching initiative to protect the vote in Davidson County, TN. Over one hundred and sixty volunteers have been trained as non-partisan Poll Watchers and on Election Day will fan out to protect the […]

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Department of Justice to Monitor the Election in Davidson County

November 2, 2012 by  
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Just released from the U.S. Department of Justice. Davidson County and Shelby County are two out of only 51 jurisdictions to be monitored. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO MONITOR POLLS IN 23 STATES ON ELECTION DAY WASHINGTON – The Justice Department announced today that its Civil Rights Division plans to deploy more than 780 federal observers and department personnel to 51 […]

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Photo ID to Vote Ruling From Tennessee Court of Appeals

Mary Mancini, Executive Director of Tennessee Citizen Action, released the following statement regarding the Tennessee Court of Appeals ruling on the Photo ID to Vote law. “This is good news! The ruling clearly states that city-issued library cards lawfully fulfill the requirements of the photo ID to vote law. It should send a clear message […]

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