Tennessee Advisory Committee Recommends Measures That Could Compromise Election Integrity

The Tennessee Advisory Committee To The U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Issued An Interim Memorandum This Week With Guidance For Overcoming What The Committee Says Are “Barriers” To Voting Within The State.

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Op-Ed: Who’s Ballot Is It Anyway?

The First Instance Of Absentee Voting Came During The Civil War, When Union Soldiers Were Given The Opportunity To Vote In Home District Elections. Attitudes Towards Absentee Voting Have Certainly Changed. At First, Absentee Balloting Was Restricted To Individuals Doing Active Military Service. However, Last In Vermont (1896) And Kansas (1901 And 1911) Extended The Option To Anyone Who Had A Valid Reason For Being Away From His Home Precinct On Election Day. This Has Become Universal. The Trend Has Continued Towards A More Liberal Interpretation, Including Absence Due To Illness Or Infirmity. Oregon Voted In 1998 To Make Absentee Voting Moot By Eliminating All Physical Voting Places And Conducting All Elections By Mail. And So “It” Began. Could Someone Close The Door Please? I Feel A Chill In Here.

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Legislation Requiring Watermarks On Absentee Ballots Heads To Lee’s Desk

The Tennessee Legislature Nearly Unanimously Approved A Bill That Requires The Addition Of A Watermark On All Absentee Ballots.

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Chattanooga Mayoral & City Council Election Results; Runoff Election Will Proceed

Chattanoogans Took To The Polls Yesterday To Select Their New City Mayor And City Council Members. With The Top Two Mayoral Candidates, Tim Kelly And Kim White Receiving 30% And 29% Of The Votes Respectively, A Runoff Election Will Take Place On April 13th.

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Wisconsin Election Results Won’t Change As U.S. Supreme Court Refuses Trump Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court Has Declined To Take Up Former President Donald Trump’s Challenge To The Decision Of The Wisconsin Supreme Court That Ended Trump’s Original Legal Fight To Possibly Change The Outcome Of The Election.

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Mail-in Ballot Questions Continue As Trump Team Files Challenges In Several States

A top Democratic data firm warned in September that President Donald Trump may appear to have won the election after votes were tallied Election Day but he then might lose after all the mail-in ballots were counted.

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