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The Tennessee Supreme Court says a Memphis library card will count as voter ID for this election. In an order released Thursday, the high court also said it would hear oral arguments in the politically charged case.Read more ›
Tennessee election officials are turning to the state Supreme Court to back up their interpretation of new voter ID requirements. An appeals court said Thursday the law is constitutional, but that people can also vote using IDs issued by cities.Read more ›
A legal challenge against the state’s new voter ID requirement has gotten part of what it asked for. An appeals court did not overturn the law as unconstitutional. But it did say a Memphis library card with a photo is acceptable to vote in Tennessee.Read more ›
The agency behind Nashville’s public art projects hope its fanciful bike racks and statues will soon be marked on Google Maps. Next month, the Metro Arts Commission will ask city leaders for approval to participate in the nationwide effort to include works of art on the online app.Read more ›
“Vote Orange” is a new election slogan coming from the University of Tennessee. But according to a recent candidate survey, it’s hard to tell whose interests align with UT’s top officials. Only a third of General Assembly candidates bothered to answer the survey.Read more ›
Voters go to the polls today for state primary elections and some local races. New identification requirements and changes to the shape of voting districts bring the potential for confusion or mistakes. State and federal officials say they’re prepared to deal with any problems.Read more ›
State Senator Bill Ketron says he won’t run for Congress this fall. Many had expected him to challenge freshman Scott DesJarlais in the Republican primary.Read more ›