Early voting started last week, and thousands of Tennesseans have already voted in person. But there are still WPLN listeners who want to vote absentee yet have concerns about it. So, reporters at WPLN News have been reading your questions regarding mail-in voting and have some new answers.
The lawsuits have gone mostly after the state’s requirements to apply and receive an absentee ballot, causing some confusion during the final stretch of the November presidential election. To clarify any doubts, here’s a breakdown of the status of the lawsuits and the rulings.
Recent court rulings have created a lot of confusion regarding who can request mail-in ballots and voting in general.
Crisis response from the pandemic to protests have given Gov. Lee the opportunity to show what he values and how he wants to lead Tennessee.
The special session for the Tennessee General Assembly has ended, but the controversy coming out of it is still going strong.
The August Primary Election is coming up this week and the Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate are in full attack mode.
Tennesseans won’t know the full economic effects of the pandemic for a while but its impact on the state budget is becoming clearer.
The Tennessee General Assembly is facing one of its biggest budgetary challenges ever. Sales tax revenue is down dramatically meaning more reductions to the state’s spending plan. WPLN’s Sergio Martínez-Beltrán has been talking to lawmakers to get a better sense of what’s likely to be cut.
After two months of recess, the Tennessee General Assembly is getting back to business this week. And there’s already disagreements and controversy. WPLN News political reporter Sergio Martínez-Beltrán is also going back to the Capitol. But, even in quarantine, he’s been keeping up with the latest legislative developments.
Nashville is on lockdown because of the coronavirus, but a week ago, state lawmakers were still trying to decide whether to continue this year’s legislative session. The decision to call a recess set off a flurry of last-minute debates.