Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Judge Finds At Least One Aspect of Tennessee Voter ID Law "Nonsensical"

Nashville judge criticizes voter ID law, says no to library cards.  U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger urges legislature to clarify law while ruling Memphis voters can't use library cards as photo ID at polls. (The Nashville Tennessean, 8/1/2012)

Excerpt: U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger said Tuesday that she was not convinced the state legislature meant for election officials to accept cards issued by local governments when they passed a law last year requiring voters to show picture IDs.

Related posts:
Judge to weigh in on voter ID skirmish. (7/30/2012)
Library card/voter ID fray in Memphis.  (7/10/2012)

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