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Let People Vote

Nothing is more fundamental to our democracy than the right to vote, and 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 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 Tennessee's “Photo ID to Vote” law, your college ID doesn’t count as acceptable identification? Concerned about how this might impact your ability to vote?

Voter Tools


To order free copies of any of the resources below, please click here.

pdf 2016 Voter Empowerment Card

pdf TN's Photo ID Law

pdf Getting Ready to Vote: What You Need to Know Before Election Day

pdfProvisional Ballots in 2016

pdf Get Your Right to Vote Back: A How-To Brochure for Former Felons in Tennessee


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