voter photo id http://wmot.org en Study Puts Numbers to the Voter Photo ID Controversy http://wmot.org/post/study-puts-numbers-voter-photo-id-controversy <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; A <a href="http://votingrights.news21.com/interactive/election-fraud-database/">new study</a> released this week suggests voter fraud is almost non-existent in Tennessee and across the country.</p><p>The study was conducted at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and funded by the Carnegie Corporation and the Knight Foundation.</p><p>The study shows that only 14 cases of voter fraud have been alleged in Tennessee in the past 12 years. To date, only five cases have led to convictions.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 17:33:42 +0000 Mike Osborne 14501 at http://wmot.org NAACP Statewide Voter Registration Effort http://wmot.org/post/naacp-statewide-voter-registration-effort <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">CHATTANOOGA, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) &mdash; The NAACP in Chattanooga is helping lead a statewide effort to recruit black ministers to get out the vote.<o:p></o:p></span></span></p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 18:22:24 +0000 Associated Press 7318 at http://wmot.org NAACP Statewide Voter Registration Effort Agendas Take Shape for Legislative Session http://wmot.org/post/agendas-take-shape-legislative-session <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; -- Tennessee Republicans go into the current Tennessee General Assembly firmly in control of both the House and Senate, and with a clear legislative agenda.<br /><br />They&rsquo;re not the only ones. Political action groups with a wide range of interests are also gearing up for the session.<br /> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:50:18 +0000 Mike Osborne 6335 at http://wmot.org Voter Photo ID Law Prompts Statewide Q&A http://wmot.org/post/voter-photo-id-law-prompts-statewide-qa <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; State officials say elections offices across Tennessee will host outreach programs today to inform voters about a new requirement.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A state law that takes effect Jan. 1 requires voters to show valid photo identification at the polls.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; State election officials believe this is the first time in Tennessee history that such an education project has been held n all 95 counties on the same day.</p> Wed, 02 Nov 2011 14:41:04 +0000 Mike Osborne 3420 at http://wmot.org