Nothing is more fundamental to our democracy than the right to vote. In this election year the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee (ACLU-TN) is committed to protecting voting rights and ensuring that every citizen maintains that right.
Know Your Rights: Dealing with Problems at the Polls
Click here to see a list of common problems at the polls, what your rights are under Tennessee law, and tips for dealing with problems at the polls.
Repealing the “Photo ID to Vote” Law
Tennessee’s new law that requires individuals to present a government-issued photo ID at the ballot box is part of a modern-day, well-documented, coordinated nationwide voter suppression effort. ACLU-TN, along with the “No Barriers to the Ballot Box Coalition”, is dedicated to fighting for repeal of this law, and serving voters by providing voting resources and information about the law. Click here to learn more.
Students and Tennessee’s “Photo ID to Vote” Law
Students—did you know that under the new “Photo ID to Vote” law, your college ID doesn’t count as acceptable identification? Concerned about how this might impact your ability to vote?
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2012 Voter Empowerment Card
The New Photo ID Law
Getting Ready to Vote: What You Need to Know Before Election Day
Provisional Ballots in 2012
Get Your Right to Vote Back: A How-To Brochure for Former Felons in Tennessee
May 31, 2012: Voter Suppression Town Hall Meeting