Tag: tennessee

  • Judge rules that Tennessee must provide absentee ballots to all eligible voters on request

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    Ellen Hobbs Lyle, a judge on the Davidson County Chancery Court in Nashville, Tennessee, ruled on June 4 that the state must give all eligible voters the option to vote by mail in upcoming elections because of the coronavirus pandemic. The decision is expected to be appealed. In Tennessee, voters can request an absentee ballot…

  • GA, SC, TN announce plans to reopen businesses

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    The governors of Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee each announced Monday plans for businesses in their state to begin reopening after closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. In Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp (R) announced that fitness and hygiene businesses could reopen as early as April 24, followed by restaurants and theaters on April 27. He…