george barrett http://wmot.org en Two New Challenges to Tennessee's Voter Photo ID Law http://wmot.org/post/two-new-challenges-tennessees-voter-photo-id-law <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Tennessee’s new voter photo ID law is facing two new legal challenges.</p><p>Memphis officials are appealing a Nashville judge's ruling on the state requirement of photo identification for voting.</p><p>According to The Commercial Appeal, attorneys for the City of Memphis filed an appeal late Wednesday with the Tennessee Court of Appeals.</p><p>The city claims the new requirement is a violation of the state constitution.</p><p>Memphis is asking&nbsp;for an emergency appeal and lawyers hope for an expedited ruling.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 17:47:21 +0000 AP/WMOT 16400 at http://wmot.org Two New Challenges to Tennessee's Voter Photo ID Law Barrett Loses Another Tennessee Voter Photo ID Case http://wmot.org/post/barrett-loses-another-tennessee-voter-photo-id-case <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style='line-height: 200%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 14pt;'>NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) — A judge in Nashville has upheld Tennessee's voter identification statute.</span></p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:27:13 +0000 Associated Press 16152 at http://wmot.org