Tennessee House Subcommittee Punts on Inmate Voter Rights Bill

A Tennessee House Subcommittee is set to vote next week on a bill that would allow some prison inmates to vote from their respective correctional facilities.

HB 2101, introduced by State Representative Johnny Shaw (D-District 80) “creates a polling place pilot program in Davidson County jails to provide eligible inmates the opportunity to vote,” according to the text of the bill.

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