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On March 28, 2012 By TNDP
Republicans in the Senate’s State and Local Government Committee failed to pass out a bill on a party-line vote which would have repealed last year’s Voter ID law which has created massive barriers to the ballot box for many of Tennessee’s most vulnerable citizens.
In his final comments, the bill’s Sponsor, Sen. Lowe Finney (D-Jackson), [...]Continue Reading →
If you miss early voting, Tennessee is among 10 states holding its Presidential Primary on “Super Tuesday” March 6th.
But why wait? Click here [...]Continue Reading →
On February 6, 2012 By TNDP
If you want to be a voter next month on “Super Tuesday,” you must be registered.
Click here to register. Registration forms must be postmarked by today’s date.
Not sure if you’re registered? Click here to check your [...]Continue Reading →
On February 1, 2012 By TNDP
Recommit to Progress Tennesseans Have Fought For
Today we begin our celebration of Black History Month honoring the critical role African Americans have played in making our nation a more perfect union and our state a better place for all Tennesseans.
We recognize the vast accomplishments of African Americans throughout our nation’s and our state’s [...]Continue Reading →
On December 5, 2011 By TNDP
Democrats believe that our democracy is stronger, not weaker, when voters are able to cast their ballot and have their vote counted. Unfortunately, Republicans across the country have engaged in a full-scale attack on the right to vote, seeking ways to restrict or limit voters’ ability to cast their ballots for their own partisan advantage. [...]Continue Reading →
On November 1, 2011 By TNDP
Please see below first-day coverage of the press conference held today:
Nashville Public Radio // October 31st, 2011 [...]Continue Reading →
On October 26, 2011 By TNDP
The following column appeared in the Sunday, October 23, 2011 edition of The Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Add Mrs. Virginia Lasater, a 91-year-old woman in Rutherford County, to the list of known Tennessee seniors who are struggling to comply with state Sen. Bill Ketron’s new Republican voter ID law.Continue Reading →
On October 7, 2011 By TNDP
Meet Dorothy Cooper, a 96-year-old retired housekeeper from Chattanooga who has only missed one election since she registered to vote in 1933.
Dorothy learned at a town hall meeting that her voter registration card was no longer good [...]Continue Reading →
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